Upgrade to ssd on lga775 board - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-07-2012, 04:24 PM   #11 (permalink)
Private Joker
carnageX's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 24,560
Default Re: Upgrade to ssd on lga775 board

I know I did it to my system at one time when I was running Vista... and I think I might have posted it somewhere in an existing thread, but I don't believe I made an actual guide to do it.

Laptop: MSI GT70 2OC-059us | i7-4700MQ | 16GB | GTX 770m | 500GB SSD / 750GB HDD | 17.3" | Win10 Pro
Desktop: 4690k | 12GB g.Skill RipJaws | GTX 970 | 520hx | Z87X-UD4H | Corsair Vengeance C70 | Corsair H110 | Acer 25" | Acer 22" | Win10
Mobile: Samsung Galaxy Note 5

If I help you, or you just like what I said, rep me by clicking the under my post
carnageX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2012, 03:15 AM   #12 (permalink)
True Techie
dude112's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 236
Default Re: Upgrade to ssd on lga775 board

Originally Posted by carnageX View Post
I made a guide? Lol I don't remember making one.

If you do clone, make sure the partition(s) are smaller than the side of the SSD. Then you can run CloneZilla; I HIGHLY recommend doing a disk to image, and then an image to disk clone. It takes longer... but it's safer. I tried doing a disk-to-disk clone from HDD to SSD on my friend's laptop... needless to say I spent about 12+ hours trying to get his original HDD to boot because something went wrong during the clone and it affected his original drive.

After you clone though, if you're on Windows 7, run a chkdsk c: /b

The /b switch was made after Win7 for cloning drives; it resets the badsector flags, and re-scans the drive.
My c partition is 50gb so it should be fine. Thanks for the tip and help. And everyone else as well ofcourse.

Case: Fractal Design R4 \ PSU: Corsair TX-650 V2\ Mobo: Asrock Z75 Pro 3
Processor: Intel i5 3570K Stock
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600C9 (2x 4GB) \ Videocard: Gigabyte 7950 Windforce 3
SSD: Samsung 830 \ HDD: Samsung SpinPoint F1 500GB \ DVD-RW: 1x LG
Speakers: Logitech (2.1)\ Monitor: Dell Ultrasharp U2312HM
Keyboard: MS Comfort Curve\ Mouse: Logitech MX 518
dude112 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SSD upgrade advice. jfenwick New Systems | Building and Buying 3 07-05-2012 02:16 PM
SSD Upgrade mastaclue00 System Upgrades 4 08-25-2011 07:10 PM
SSD Upgrade Night Fox New Systems | Building and Buying 4 11-04-2010 03:57 PM
Looking for donated upgrade parts (LGA775 C2D, C2Q) Trotter Buy/Sell/Trade and Hot Deals 133 01-15-2010 07:37 AM
Looking for mATX lga775 board Peter.Cort Buy/Sell/Trade and Hot Deals 0 04-29-2008 04:02 PM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:29 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.