MIRRORED HARD DRIVE AS MASTER Tags: New Build Mirror Hard Drives Systems Last response: April 7, 2010 2:30 PM in Systems Share 5is1 April 7, 2010 2:20:26 PM I want to know if i were to buy a new hard drive and mirror my existing hard drive could I use the new one as a master drive in a new system? Trying not to buy a new os More about : mirrored hard drive master coldsleep April 7, 2010 2:30:49 PM Not legally, no. Additionally, you would probably run into problems with the OS if the motherboard is different from the original system. The drivers would be different and the computer is likely to act flakey. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMIRRORED HARD DRIVE AS MASTER ForumHard drive mirrored by desktop ForumSecond hard drive : primary slave or secondary master ? ForumMirrored Volumes, Booting, and Windows 2000 ForumSetting up a mirrored RAID ForumSetting up a SSD system drive with RAID 1 mirrored HD's ForumRAID 1 with SSD( master)+HDD(mirror )? ForumUninstalling a mirrored drive ForumOne drive failing in mirrored RAID-1 -- what to do? ForumAccess external hard drive windows 7 ForumResize C drive on DC with mirrored HD ForumCooler Master 840 ATCS Project Forummirrored drive ForumHw to open sata slave and master hard drive ForumMulti-OS, Mirrored NAS storage? ForumRecovery of the Master Boot Record? ForumFeedback on new build. ForumCd/dvd drive is detected by bios but will not read cds ForumHard Drive new system build. Forum[Solved] Windows 7 wont read new hard drive on new system build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !