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My laptop has a 500GB hard drive at 5400rpm. If I split it up into 100 for OS/Programs and 400 for storage, will I notice faster boot times and such?
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Faster boot times.. no. The reason for partitioning the OS away from backups and media is for reformatting and so that when the time comes, you don't need to waste time moving your data around to ensure you don't lose anything.

You wont notice a reasonable decrease in boot up times until you actually directly modify the OS itself, i.e. the Startup bar of msconfig.
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