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Should I partition a 1TB HDD?

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Using a single Samsung F3 1TB. Should I partition it so the OS is on it's own partition?
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Yes, I typically do about 500gb per partition .. SO maybe one for OS and programs... the other for DATA / music / videos etc.
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I like to do a 60-80GB partition for the OS and leave the rest as a data partition. I install all but games on the OS partition, and I still have quite a bit of space left over.
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100gb for os & apps, rest for games/media
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I use a 60gb partition for OS and programs, makes life alot easier if I need to reformat.
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post #6 of 8
Partition it into whatever you store on your computer.

I have mine setup as such:

OS → 70GB
Music → 30GB
Downloads → 200GB
Videos → 600GB
Games (mainly Steam) → 100GB
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does partitioning your hard drive really speed up ur pc ?
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post #8 of 8
It will if your OS partition is the first Partition and all start-up programs reside on that partition as well.
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