06-14-2010 10:51 AM
I have one arriving today hopefully.
However, according to infoworld, ( http://www.infoworld.com/d/storage/seagate-xt-hybr
Is this true? Are the mixing up the requirement to align for true SSDs?
I wanted to use SuperDuper! to clone my Mac drive, but am weary.
06-26-2010 06:11 PM
I cloned my Windows 7 x64 drive using Acronis and everything works fine. However, the new Momentus XT drive is considerably slower than the previous Hitachi. Not good.
07-03-2010 01:01 PM
In my experience, a scratch install is always better than cloning. The latter mirrors "locked" system files (among other things) to the new drive. I suspect the XT's caching system may be especially sensitive to this.