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that will be easey. Use easeus todo backup to clone.

Thanks...will look into that. I may try Macrium Reflect, which I already have installed right now (used a few months ago to make a backup image of my Crucial when I was having some firmware related issues), but will also check out easeus todo.
    
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OK, so far so good I think. Drive arrived today. I used Macrium Reflect to clone. Then removed the old Crucial and rebooted. Came up fine. Used Disk Management to extend the drive. And here we go:

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I'm loving my M5s!

I have all my Steam Games on the HDD, except for Steam itself and one game I play the most still on the SSD with Windows and the game runs smooth and fast!

I also do a lot with Second Life, which requires constant writing to the drive for texture caching and text logging, and the loading times between Simulators in Second Life is blazingly fast! I used to take 5 - 10 minutes to completely load an entire Simulator, textures and other peoples Avatars and all...

Now with the SSD, its all loaded in under 10 seconds and I'm able to move around nearly Lag Free in a crowded Sim!

I have to keep SL's texture cache emptied more often though on a more regular basis as once it gets full, then the load times start bogging down.

Window itself loads amazingly fast!
     
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Anyone know where to buy the same SSD I have so I can raid it? Seems it was discontinued? headscratch.gif
 
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Anyone know where to buy the same SSD I have so I can raid it? Seems it was discontinued? headscratch.gif
you can RAID another ssd with it.
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Anyone know where to buy the same SSD I have so I can raid it? Seems it was discontinued? headscratch.gif
There is no chance you will find same SSD,especially for normal price.Maybe only if you put ad "I am looking for" and wait 2 months.
I suggest you sell it if you can, and then go for raid.
Dont mix drives in raid,i see some results with mix Raid field and they are not good.
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Anyone know where to buy the same SSD I have so I can raid it? Seems it was discontinued? headscratch.gif
There is no chance you will find same SSD,especially for normal price.Maybe only if you put ad "I am looking for" and wait 2 months.
I suggest you sell it if you can, and then go for raid.
Dont mix drives in raid,i see some results with mix Raid field and they are not good.
my 256GB Crucial M4 RAIDed fine with my 128GB M3. tongue.gif
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Anyone know where to buy the same SSD I have so I can raid it? Seems it was discontinued? headscratch.gif
There is no chance you will find same SSD,especially for normal price.Maybe only if you put ad "I am looking for" and wait 2 months.
I suggest you sell it if you can, and then go for raid.
Dont mix drives in raid,i see some results with mix Raid field and they are not good.
my 256GB Crucial M4 RAIDed fine with my 128GB M3. tongue.gif


So are you saying If I get a Samsung 256 I can raid it with my plex 128?
 
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Anyone know where to buy the same SSD I have so I can raid it? Seems it was discontinued? headscratch.gif
There is no chance you will find same SSD,especially for normal price.Maybe only if you put ad "I am looking for" and wait 2 months.
I suggest you sell it if you can, and then go for raid.
Dont mix drives in raid,i see some results with mix Raid field and they are not good.
my 256GB Crucial M4 RAIDed fine with my 128GB M3. tongue.gif


So are you saying If I get a Samsung 256 I can raid it with my plex 128?
You can, you will just lose 128GB of the 256GB drive if you RAID 0.

RAID 0 = capacity of the smaller drive x2 and the performance of the slower drive x2.

Total capacity will be 256GB.
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my 256GB Crucial M4 RAIDed fine with my 128GB M3. tongue.gif

Which is not optimal.
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