By Cherry / Last Updated October 31, 2019

Why you want to clone HDD to Kingston SSD?

SSD, the solid state drive, is the evolution of storage device which runs faster, quieter and cooler than the traditional hard disk drive. Because it has no moving parts, SSD are more durable and reliable than hard disk drive. Thus, users would like to use an SSD to replace the hard drive.

There are many SSD manufacturers in the world, such as Samsung SSD, SanDisk SSD, Intel SSD, Kingston SSD, etc. For desktops and notebooks, Kingston SSD would be a good choice that will make your system more responsive, it boots quicker, loads applications and shuts down faster. The Kingston SSD will not only increase the computer’s performance and make data more secure but can also be used to breathe a new life into older systems. It can extend the life of older systems and enable an organization to delay a PC refresh.

Kingston SSD has many series depending on the different using. For business, you can select V300, KC380, KC400; for Enterprise, E100 or E50 is a better choice; for building system, mS200, M.2 SATA, s200, and Predator are good system builders, besides, it still has V310, FURY, Savage you can choose according to your requirements.

However, if you use the Kingston SSD to replace the old hard drive, you will reinstall a system and applications. What if you want to keep the old data on? The best way is to clone data to Kingston SSD, and you will save a lot of time of install system and applications.

How to clone HDD to Kingston SSD?

To clone data to Kingston SSD, you need a Kingston SSD clone software, the AOMEI Backupper Professional is the best clone software. You can use it to clone the whole data on the hard drive and optimize the Kingston SSD at the same time with a few simple clicks.

Here are the things you need prepare before cloning:

  • A Kingston SSD. It should be large enough to store the data on the old hard drive.

  • Install and launch AOMEI Backupper on the computer.

Step 1. Connect the Kingston SSD to the computer and make sure it can be detected by Windows Disk Management. Launch AOMEI Backupper. To migrate data to Kingston SSD, click Clone at the left pane and select Disk Clone.

Clone Disk

Step 2. Select the original hard drive on your computer as the source disk.

Select Source Disk

Step 3. Select your Kingston SSD as the destination disk.

Select Kingston SSD

Step 4. Tick SSD Alignment, then click Start Clone to launch the progress If there is no problem,

Clone HDD to Kingston SSD


● SSD Alignment could optimize the performance of Kingston SSD after cloning.

● You can also edit the partition size on the destination disk by opening the settings.

● The “Sector by sector clone” will clone every byte on the hard drive no matter it used or not. This will take more time, and the destination disk must as large as the original hard drive.

AOMEI Backupper supports you migrate data to Kingston SSD easily and simply like the statement above. What’s more, it is compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP, and it has the specially edition AOMEI Backupper Server for Windows Server OSes, and the AOMEI Backupper Technician is specially for enterprise and technician.