New internal SSD from old SSD, Question?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by greenbreadmmm, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. macrumors regular

    Jun 4, 2007
    So i have a 256 ssd inside my mac currently. It is full so I am getting a 512 today and swapping them out. Is there any harm in just restoring from time machine or should I use migration assistant? I'm not sure if it will be less optimized one way vs the other?

    Thanks for you help
  2. prisstratton, Nov 30, 2012
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2012

    macrumors 6502


    Dec 20, 2011
    I cannot see that either method is going provide any extra optimizations for you. Just do whichever you feel most comfortable with. Personally I would clone the internal to the new drive (plugged in via USB) and then simply swap the drives - I did this when I recently changed my drive from 128 GB to 240 GB and I was up and running in about 30 minutes.

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