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Installing a larger SSD, should I clone the existing?

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Ace from Stirling Calculating status...
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Jul 2, 2013 2:00 PM

I want to install a larger SSD to add Bootcamp and Windows 7 for work and gaming.  I and am unsure whether cloning is the right way to mirror all the information from the existing SSD so it will run right out of the box.

 

Does anyone have experience with this or suggestions?

 

Thanks,

Ace

 

MacBookPro8,2

 

  15" Matte Screen 

  Processor Name:          Intel Core i7

  Processor Speed:          2 GHz

  Number of Processors:          1

  Total Number of Cores:          4

  L2 Cache (per Core):          256 KB

  L3 Cache:          6 MB

  Memory:          16 GB

 

AMD Radeon HD 6490M  VRAM (Total):          256 MB

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5), 128G SSD, 15" Early 2011, 16G RAM

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