135GB were restored via usb 2.0 to an 200GB SSD via Acronis Server 2012 recovery cd (click on „manage this host manually“)

it took 20h, which makes, 6.25GByte/hour or 2Mbyte/Sec. I already ordered an usb 3.0

it seems since server 2008 restore to different hardware „usually“ works… but it very much depends on the availability of disk drivers.

maybe i was just lucky – on the left you see a intel mainboard + Adaptec RAID controller (C: is on SATA) of a fujitsu server5 – on the right side you see Supermicro Server with X8DT3 mainboard (C: on SATA and LSIMegaRaid).

http://www.wbadmin.info/articles/hardware-independent-bare-metal-restore-windows-server-2008.html

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