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      01-02-2013, 05:53 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by CarAbuser View Post

I can't remember the exact numbers but I think even if you have a modern PC with USB3 you will still be losing out on speed by connecting an SSD to USB. Even if the advertised figures look good the actual throughput that most USB interfaces provide is a lot lower.
I meant to use an ssd connected through usb only to clone your existing hd, then replace your internal laptop hd with the newly cloned ssd.

Agree, usb no match for a sata link - no benefit really for using an external ssd compared to prices and capacities of good hds.

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