is it better to restore from time machine or from a backup cloned

I just got my replaced Mac hard drive. Of course, I did a backup first - two, in fact. One is my Time Machine stored on my Time Capsule backup. The other is a backup cloned, made with SuperDuper!, stored on an external hard drive.

Now, the mac is back with it's all new hard drive, and I was wondering: is there an advantage to restoring from a backup vs the other? Is "Restore from Time Machine backup" a better option than with SuperDuper! to restore the clone bootable? Or vice versa? Or does really make any difference at all?

Additional info: the TM and Clone were both looking at the same time (give or take a few minutes) and the Mac, at the time where it has been saved, ran the Mavericks. I also asked Apple to install the Mavericks on the new hard drive instead of El Capitan.


Thanks in advance.


It really makes no difference that you are restoring from.

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