By Teresa / Last Updated June 11, 2020

Why clone to Kingston SSD?

Solid-state drives (SSDs) tend to replace traditional 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 at low cost. Kingston SSD includes SSDNow V300, UV400, and HYPERX FURY/Savage/Predator for Consumer category. After purchasing one, you need the Kingston SSD clone software to clone HDD to Kingston SSD so that you can transfer all data from HDD to SSD without reinstallation.

Kingston SSDNow V300

What’s the best Kingston SSD clone tool?

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 the 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 one of the most recommended free Kingston SSD cloning software. This freeware comes with features, allowing you to transfer OS to SSD only, copy selected partition, or copy the entire hard drive to Kingston SSD. It is compatible with Windows 8/10/7/8.1 and Windows XP/Vista. Besides, 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.

Step 1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard. Select Disk Clone Wizard in the left pane.

Disk Copy Wizard

Step 2. Follow the wizard to select copy method Clone Disk Quickly.

Copy Disk Quickly

Step 3. Now choose source disk (current disk) and destination disk (Kingston SSD).

Source Disk

Target Disk

Step 4. Edit partitions on the target disk (Kingston SSD).

Edit

Tips:
▸Clone 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 size of the partition on the new disk.

Step 5. Click Apply to execute this operation.

Apply

With five steps, you can transfer everything from old disk to new SSD with Kingston SSD clone software AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard. Except for copying partition or disk, Partition Assistant also allows you to make fullest use of your partition and disk. 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.

Summary

AOMEI Partition Assistant has Professional edition that contains more advanced features. For example, copy OS from GPT disk to MBR style of hard drive, align SSD partition to optimize SSD performance. 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), 2019 and SBS 2011 users. It is worth giving a shot.