Why clone to Kingston SSD?
Solid-state drives (SSDs) tend to replacing tradition hard disk drive (HDD) with their excellent properties. SSDs come with no moving parts so that they are more durable and reliable than HDDs. They will let your system boots quicker, loads applications faster and shuts down faster. SSDs now have a more acceptable price than ever, so you can enjoy fast writing and reading speed with low cost. Kingston SSD includes SSDNow V300, UV400, and HYPERX FURY/Savage/Predator for Consumer category. You need to use Kingston SSD clone software to clone HDD to Kingston SSD after purchasing one.
What Kingston SSD clone tool should you choose?
If you want to transfer files only to Kingston SSD, you can try SyncToy released by Microsoft in Windows 7/XP/Vista. You need to download latest version of SynvToy in Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. But SyncToy copy files only. To transfer operating system or the entire hard drive, you need to use professional clone software for Kingston SSD. AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is free Kingston SSD cloning software that comes with features allows you to transfer OS to SSD only, copy selected partition, or copy entire hard drive to Kingston SSD. This software is free for Windows 8/10/7/8.1 and Windows XP/Vista. It has a graphical user interface with which you can handle every step cheer and bright. Download this software and have a try.
Use Kingston SSD clone utility AOMEI Partition Assistant
Connect the Kingston SSD to your PC, and make sure it can be detected by Windows. Enable AHCI in BIOS prior will get it the trim enabled and prolong its service life.
Step1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard. Select Disk Copy Wizard in the left pane.
Step2. Follow the wizard to select copy method Copy Disk Quickly.
Step3. Now choose source disk (current disk) and destination disk (Kingston SSD).
Step4. Edit partitions on the target disk (Kingston SSD).
Step5. Click Apply to execute this operation.
Copy without resizing partitions: The source disk configuration will be copied on the new disk with same partitions size.
Fit partitions to the entire disk: The partitions on the source disk will occupy the entire destination disk.
Edit partition on this disk: You could change the partitions size on the new disk.
With five steps, you are able to transfer everything from old disk to new SSD with Kingston SSD clone software AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard. Except for copying contents, Partition Assistant also allows you to make use of your partition and disk with high efficiency. For example, you can deal with unallocated space with it when cloned to larger hard drive but not seeing more free space, you can extend system drive with free disk space when it becomes full, you can reformat to FAT32 when you have another plan on this partition/disk. You can learn more features from the screenshots of AOMEI Partition Assistant.
AOMEI Partition Assistant has Professional edition which contains more advanced features. For example, copy OS from GPT disk to MBR style of hard drive. Again for instance, when your system drive is out of space and there is no unallocated space on the hard drive, you can use this AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional to allocate free space from D, E, or F directly to C drive. Also, AOMEI releases Partition Assistant Server for Windows 2003, 2008 (R2), 2012, 2016 (R2) and SBS 2011 users. It is worth to give a shot.