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I'm running out of space on the 250g 7200 rpm hd. I have only 10 g left . Does this effect my computer operation and gaming ? Thanks
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yes it does significantly. you should always have 10% free at the minimum, preferably 15%
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ok
I should have my new HD today .WD 1t 7200 rpm HD.
I have a 250 g now full . I use my computer for gaming , paying bills internet .
When get this new drive .Install it make it my slave drive for games ? then keep 250 g. for the master drive ?
Are use WD Acronis True Image WD Edition Software to clone 250 HD info to the new drive .Then make the 1t HD as the master . ?
Please help on this
thanks
post #4 of 13
The new Drive that you will buy will be a SATA interface drive, so no setting it as master or slave is required.

How old is your computer?
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all my parts are less then 1 yr old . the hard drive was a older drive out of a dell computer 250g
mainboard MSI a75a-g55
amd chip A6-3650
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2- 5 .25 inlet fans .. 1 on bottom inlet . 1 side inlet .
2- 5.25 outlet fans . both on top
1 - smaller size fan 3 " maybe outlet on back
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http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/Product.aspx?C=1468&ID=2051
I forgot
8 ram menoryl
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last year my dell computer starting having problems .the psu went out . A new psu would not fit in the case . So I bought a case .The MB started over heating . It just went on . I aslo was send my daughter to colleage .
tell now Hd full .
post #7 of 13
I'd suggest getting the WD BLUE 1TB EZEX. It fast and quiet.

Install you OS on the new drive. It will be waaaay faster than your current drive.
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I just got my new drive . I need to clone old drive to new drive ? Correct
Thanks
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Yeah you have to clone it. thumb.gif
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post #10 of 13
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Thanks . When I'm finished . Remove or disconnect old drive ?
Boot off new drive
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