App that will mirror drive to drive?

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    I'm thinking about getting a bigger HD for my MBP. I'd rather not start install everything fresh. Is there an app where I could hook up the new HD with USB and mirror the contents of my current drive to my new one? Does it work well or will it cause issues?

    Also, can someone recommend a 500gb 7200rpm drive? Newegg only has this one...

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148374

    ..and the reviews don't sound too good.
     
  2. verbal

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    I believe one of the apps of choice is Carbon Copy Cloner. http://software.bombich.com/

    I haven't needed to use it yet on my MB, but i've seen other people mention it multiple times, so i have it bookmarked for when the time comes.
     
  4. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    another vote for CCC
    and I'd do a WD drive over a Seagate drive 8 days a week...
     
  5. verbal

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    WD doesn't have a 500gb 7200 rpm drive. :( I want to upgrade the capacity and speed-- already have a 320gb 5400 rpm.
     
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    Carbon Copy Cloner and SuperDupper are the two I think were recommended to me.
     
  7. BlazinBlazer Guy

    BlazinBlazer Guy Witness to The De-Evolution of Mankind.

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    just do it in terminal.... use dd.
     

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