What Advantages Does SSD Have over HDD?

Unlike traditional HDD (hard disk drive), SSD (solid state drive) has no moving parts. It uses NAND flash memory technology, which brings it many strengths.

Advantages of SSD over HDD
Higher read-write speed
Time-proof
Lower energy consumption
Noiseless
A wider range of working temperature
Light and portable
Safer for data storage

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Why Need SSD Migration Software?

Following are common situations of cloning/copying an SSD. If you are in one of the situations, you may need a specialized SSD data transfer tool like AOMEI Backupper. To learn more, please go to the Overview page.

  • Replace an old SSD with a new SSD
  • Upgrade a small SSD to a larger SSD/HDD
  • Upgrade a HDD to an SSD for better performance
  • Backup SSD data
  • Copy work environment on SSD to another drive

Clone SSD with SSD Cloning Freeware


AOMEI Backupper is a complete and easy-to-use clone tool. With the inbuilt Disk Clone feature, you can clone SSDs of nearly all common brands, including Kingston, SanDisk, and Samsung, etc. And it offers an option called SSD Alignment which uses 4K partition alignment to improves SSD’s performance.

You don’t need to worry about complicated steps. You can quickly copy SSD to SSD/HDD according to the on-screen instructions.

If you upgrade to advanced editions, you can also perform System Clone to migrate only the operating system from source disk to target disk without reinstalling.