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post #1 of 8
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hi all,

im planning to buy the "non kit" version of this ssd and it seems that the non kit doesn't come with the sata data and sata to usb cable/adapter, so i was wondering by buying the bare drive or the "retail box" version how would i go about migrating my OS from my current 60GB ssd?

Im only asking now prior to actually attempting the task because knowing my luck ill mess it up and wont be able to do anything once something goes wrong lol

any help or advice would and will be greatly appreciated

the ssd im talking about getting is the


Samsung 840 Series 250GB SSD Retail Box

that can be found at pccg website smile.gif
post #2 of 8
buy your own sata cable. They're all of like 3 bucks.

Have both drives plugged in via SATA at the same time. your mobo should have more than enough sata ports for it based on your sig.

Speaking of your sig. use the "rigbuilder" option to do it right.
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post #3 of 8
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hey dude thanks for quick reply smile.gif

ok cool so ill need to have both ssd plugged in at same time and then follow migration software instructions?

also the rigbuilder where can i locate that ?
post #4 of 8
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oh ok i found it lol duh!! lol thanks dude smile.gif
post #5 of 8
yeah, just get a SATA cable from a local PC store and your set if you have none spare.
For migrating or cloning your current SSD to your new one, just follow Seans guide, it is pretty simple task. thumb.gif
http://www.overclock.net/t/1227835/how-to-disk-and-partition-cloning-backup-restoration-migration
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thank you dude smile.gif
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Oh, I forgot to mention, once you've built your rig in rigbuilder, make sure to check the profile option to display it in your signature.
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You might not even need to buy SATA cables. I always get plenty of extra SATA cables with my motherboards so unless it's something specific (e.g. SFF-8087, 90 degree angled), I've never really had to buy SATA cables.
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