By Cherry / Last Updated July 17, 2019

Upgrade HDD to SanDisk SSD

HDD, short of hard disk drive, is a data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating platters coated with magnetic material. The platters are paired with magnetic heads, usually arranged on a moving actuator arm, which read and write data to the platter surfaces.

SSD, short of solid state drive, is also a data storage device that uses integrated circuit assemblies as memory to store data persistently. It designed with better properties than traditional HDD, such as faster speed, quieter working environment, etc. For SSD’s better properties, more and more computer users try to replace old hard drive to a new SSD for a better performance.

SanDisk SSD is one of the most famous SSD brand in the world. Whether your are a gamer, a graphic artist, or simply want a better online experience, SanDisk has the drive for you. Such as SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD, SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD, SanDisk Ultra II SSD, etc. With the SanDisk SSD, everything you do on your computer would be faster. Thus, more and more computer users would like to upgrade HDD to SanDisk SSD.

SanDisk SSD data migration tool

Upgrade HDD to SanDisk SSD would bring you a brand new experience. But re-install operating system is very annoy and you will lose your old data. Fortunately, there is a way that you can change your hard drive to SanDisk SSD without re-installation, and you can keep all your old data on the SanDisk SSD from your old hard drive. That is clone HDD to SanDisk SSD, which can migrate everything from the HDD to SanDisk SSD.

How to clone HDD to SanDisk SSD? Here we highly recommend you a SanDisk SSD data migration tool, AOMEI Partition Assistant, which provides you a simple way to finish the SanDisk data migration on Windows 10/8/7, and you can boot your computer from the cloned SSD directly. Besides, AOMEI Partition Assistant is also a disk management tool, you can use it to manage your SanDisk SSD well, like resize partition, move partition, merge partitions, split partition, etc.

Steps of cloning HDD to SanDisk SSD with AOMEI Partition Assistant

Clone HDD to SanDisk SSD with AOMEI Partition Assistant is a very simple thing. AOMEI Partition Assistant provides an intuitive interface that even a noob can do it alone. Here is the detailed steps of cloning HDD to SanDisk SSD with AOMEI Partition Assistant.

Step1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant. Right click the disk and select Copy Disk. Or you can get into the Disk Copy Wizard in the left pane directly.

Copy Disk

Step2. Then, you need to select an appropriate method to copy disk. Here, choose Copy Disk Quickly, click Next.

Disk Copy Wizard

Step3. Here brings you to select the SanDisk SSD as the destination disk. Considering you are cloning HDD to SSD, here we highly recommend you check the box before “Optimize the performance of SSD”. Click Next.

Destination Disk

Step4.Then, you can adjust the partition size on the destination disk as you want. You can edit partition size here or after cloning. Click Next.

Edit Disk

Step5. Read the Note and remember it. ClickFinish.


Step6. It will back to the main interface, clickApply to submit all operations.


Clone HDD to SanDisk SSD in Windows 10/8/7 is such a simple thing if you use the AOMEI Partition Assistant. Actually, AOMEI Partition Assistant provides you more features like partition copy wizard, migrate OS to SSD only, etc. If you are Windows Server users, the AOMEI Partition Assistant Server is suitable for you.