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So this ruined my day off kind of. Got this new ssd, did the clone and kept getting errors and blue screen after installing it and running windows. Did a full wipe twice (first time it didn't seem to boot correctly). Seems to be running fine now. Is there a way to tell if everything is running ok besides just working for now???

Also, I downloaded the magician software and updated the drivers etc. Under the OS Optimization and Over Provisioning tabs, should I apply any of these? I'm not really a huge ssd person and I know the very basics so any help that anyone could assist me with would be awesome.
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Yes, run the Magician OS Optimization and Over Provisioning (OP) and use the default 10% OP. After that, if you're running Win 7 or 8, you need do nothing else.
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I don't think over provisioning is really required.
Do you have AHCI enabled and the latest Intel RST drivers?
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I don't think over provisioning is really required.
Do you have AHCI enabled and the latest Intel RST drivers?
Yes, I should have mentioned to be sure BIOS I/O was in AHCI mode; thanks for catching that. However, I do feel OP is important if you intend to fully populate the SSD.
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