Transfer harddrive to SSD drive?

Hello i want to transfer my old drive to ssd drive. Am i correct that i install the new ssd and copy the operating system over to it and then i can format restart the and set bios to boot from ssd instead. Then i can format the old drive and use it as extra storage. My friend says i need 3 drives to do this but i... show more Hello i want to transfer my old drive to ssd drive. Am i correct that i install the new ssd and copy the operating system over to it and then i can format restart the and set bios to boot from ssd instead. Then i can format the old drive and use it as extra storage. My friend says i need 3 drives to do this but i only have the two. Thanks
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