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post #11 of 14
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Originally Posted by Dillovic View Post
i checked your faq and all i found was a couple of answers as to why create multiple partitions for win xp
The FAQ also eludes to why, as in your question of performance.
By allocating a smaller partition as ROOT or the OS section with a single large HDD, it's placed on the furthes outward sectors of the platers for the fastes read/write, thus a small gain in performance with a single physical HDD.
    
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ey thx chozart for the tips
the problem is i acted before thinking and informing myself here, i already paid for that drive (140€) and i will get it on monday.
so the best solution for me would have been to buy another maxtor 300gb right? the same one i have
Probably... or maybe you can contact the vendor if they're willing to exchange the one that's on the way now (unopened...don't see why not).

And yes, buying the same one you have would have been the best solution. Or my suggestion for a new pair, so you can leave your data on the current one (if you build RAID, all data WILL BE LOST!)
    
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ok thanks guys
ey duke, how come i cant rep you? ;7)
chozy i gave u one as well
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Da Duke is da duke.... no reason to rep him

But seriously, he's a forum director.. they can't get rep anymore... I mean, being forum director already makes then important and such... adding rep to that will just make them... well, brag too much eh
    
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