$17 way of migrating to SSD

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    Windows 7/64 Professional
       #21

    I use these products by StarTech and they both work well. I use SSD's for both. Once hooked up you can use what ever
    you normally would use to set up a SSD.
    Example: Intel Tool Box.

    One is a hot swap and one is external. At the present time I on a hot swap SSD with W-10 dual boot with W-7.

    eSATA/USB External Hard Drive Enclosure - for 2.5in SATA hard drives | StarTech.com

    2-Drive SATA/SAS Storage Bay | StarTech.com
    Last edited by Layback Bear; 09 Oct 2014 at 17:05.
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  2. Posts : 5,281
    Win 10 Pro x64
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       #22

    Layback Bear said:
    I use these products by StarTech and they both work well. I use SSD's for both. Once hooked up you can use what ever
    you normally would use to set up a SSD.
    Example: Intel Tool Box.

    One is a hot swap and one is external. At the present time I on a hot swap SSD with W-10 dual boot with W-7.

    eSATA/USB External Hard Drive Enclosure - for 2.5in SATA hard drives | StarTech.com

    2-Drive SATA/SAS Storage Bay | StarTech.com
    All my SSDs are also running on hot swap drives:
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  3. Posts : 13,934
    Windows 10 Pro X64 21H1 19043.1503
       #23

    $28.98 at Bestbuy now though, $30 at Newegg.
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  4. Posts : 5,281
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       #24

    Ztruker said:
    $28.98 at Bestbuy now though, $30 at Newegg.
    Oh yeah. It went up. It was $16+ when I ordered it last month.

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  5. Posts : 132
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
       #25

    Using this for years: Hard Drive Docking Station - SATA 2.5in | SSD | USB 2.0 | StarTech.com

    Time to upgrade to 3.0 though.
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  6. Posts : 5,460
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       #26

    I have this one for a few years now ,paid about 40$cdn maybe 6 yrs ago .
    Thermaltake - U.S.A. - BlacX HDD Docking Station - ST0005U
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  7. Posts : 5,281
    Win 10 Pro x64
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       #27

    This is the first cloning hardware I use. A Vantec USB 3.0 dock (around $50).



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  8.    #28

    Would this work transferring data (everything) from my desktop HD to a new SSD drive as the desktop is getting old(like me)?
    Is there a simpler way to do this?
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  9. Posts : 5,281
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       #29

    The Howling Wolves said:
    Would this work transferring data (everything) from my desktop HD to a new SSD drive as the desktop is getting old(like me)?
    Is there a simpler way to do this?
    If you are referring to the hard drive dock, YES. And that is the main purpose of the dock. For backing up and transferring data to another drive.
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  10.    #30

    Desktop came with Vista (OEM) and was upgraded to 7 Home Edition.
    Would I transfer to whole HD or can I transfer just 7?
    Thanks for you input.
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