What is SSD?

SSD (Solid State Drive) is a new type of disk that stores data on a non-volatile memory called NADA-based flash memory, which can maintain data even when there is no power. No matter the data stored on SSD are sequential or not, there is no effect for SSD’s performance. Learn more

The Difference between SSD and HDD

HDD and SSD do the same job: boot system, store applications and personal data. However, compared with HDD, there is no magnetic coating on top of the platters and no moving parts. Due to these differences, SSD has the most outstanding advantages, such as boot faster, launche applications and programs faster, and has faster overall performance. In addition, it is more durable, less power usage and less noisy.

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What Can AOMEI Partition Assistant Do for SSD?

  • Partitioning SSD

    For a SSD, AOMEI Partition Assistant is able to create partitions, delete partitions, format partitions, and shrink partitions without any data loss. What's diverse to be mentioned is that it can wipe data permanently, and extend partition no matter there is an unallocated space or the unallocated space is contiguous behind the partition need to extend.

    How it works
    1. Partitioning SSD

      To partition a SSD, you just need to right-click on the partition you would like to operate, and then all the options list in the drop-down menu.

    2. Resize Partition

      Choose "Resize Partition" in the drop-down menu. In the pop-up window, position the mouse pointer on the slider bar and drag rightwards or leftwards to extend or shrink partition size. And then click "OK". To save the change, please click "Apply" button at the top left corner. To learn more detailed steps, please refer to resize partition

    3. Merge Partitions

      Choose "Merge Partitions" in the drop-down menu. In the pop-up window, tick the partition and/or unallocated space and choose the target partition. And then click "OK". To save the change, please click "Apply" button at the top left corner. To learn more detailed steps, please refer to merge partitions

    4. Split Partition

      Choose "Split Partition" in the drop-down menu. In the pop-up window, position the mouse pointer on the slider bar and drag rightwards or leftwards to adjust partition size. And then click "OK". To save the change, please click "Apply" button at the top left corner. To learn more detailed steps, please refer to split partition

    5. Allocate Free Space

      Choose "Allocate Free Space" in the drop-down menu. In the pop-up window, enter the size of the free space you would like to allocate from the source partition, and then select the target partition you would like to allocate to. And then click "OK". To save the change, please click "Apply" button at the top left corner. To learn more detailed steps, please refer to allocate free space

    6. Copy Partition

      Choose "Copy Partition" in the drop-down menu. In the pop-up window, select copy method between "Copy Partition Quickly" and "Sector-by-Sector Copy". And then click "Next". In the next window, select an unallocated space as the destination place. To save the change, please click "Apply" button at the top left corner. To learn more detailed steps, please refer to copy partition

    7. Wipe Partition

      Choose "Wipe Partition" in the drop-down menu. In the pop-up window, enter the number of times to wipe. And then click "OK". To save the change, please click "Apply" button at the top left corner. To learn more detailed steps, please refer to wipe partition

  • Migrate OS from HDD to SSD

    Migrate only Windows and installed applications in system partition to SSD. After OS migration is completed, Windows can boot from SSD without reinstallation. Then your computer running speed will be faster and overall performance will be greatly improved.

    How it works
    1. Migrate OS to SSD

      Choose "Migrate OS to SSD" on the left panel. In the pop-up window, click "Next" and select an unallocated space on SSD. And then follow the wizard. To save the change, please click "Apply" button at the top left corner. To learn more detailed steps, please refer to migrate OS to SSD

  • Clone HDD to SSD

    Clone all the data on the whole HDD to SSD without reinstalling anything, and even a smaller SSD. It is a much easier and safer method that enables you to upgrade an old HDD to a new SSD compared with doing a fresh install.

    How it works
    1. Clone HDD to SSD

      Choose "Disk Copy Wizard" on the left panel. In the pop-up window, select copy method between "Copy Disk Quickly" and "Sector-by-Sector Copy". Click "Next" to select the source HDD you would like to clone and select the target SSD you would like to clone HDD to. And then follow the wizard. To save the change, please click "Apply" button at the top left corner. To learn more detailed steps, please refer to clone hard disk

  • Align SSD Partition

    Choose a suitable sector to align SSD partition, which will optimize the performance of SSD. What's more, it can improve the efficiency of computer.

    How it works
    1. Align SSD Partition

      Right-click the partition you would like to align and select "Advanced" > "Partition Alignment". In the pop-up window, set partition alignment to. And then click "OK". To save the change, please click "Apply" button at the top left corner. To learn more detailed steps, please refer to align partition

  • Create Bootable Windows 8/10 SSD

    Install Windows 8 or 10 ISO/ESD to a SSD to get portable workspace, which ensures you can use Windows 8/10 on any computer at anywhere from SSD quickly.

    How it works
    1. Windows To Go SSD

      Choose "Windows To Go Creator" on the left panel. In the pop-up window, your SSD should display, if not, click "Refresh" or reconnect. Click "Browse" to select an installation file. At last, please click "Proceed". To learn more detailed steps, please refer to create a bootable USB