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Does my HDD suck?

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It is the stock HDD that came with my PC, and when I'm playing BF2142 at full video settings, there is a HUGE amount of HDD file swapping with the RAM, even though I still have 127Mb of RAM left, according to task manager. The HDD is a Maxtor 6L250S0 7200 RPM 250 Gb SATA. I keep it VERY well maintained by defragging every day, even twice a day if I insall many apps or download several files using bittorrent protocol. I keep my page file set to 2048 min, 4096 max. Also, I have 2x1 Gb Team Xtreem Cronus RAM coming in a week, I just have to go pick it up at my parents house in Little Rock.
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Most all that is because the BF game series needs 2G or RAM... with out it, it makes a lot of use of the swap file on the HDD.

Oh and NO the "DiamondMax 10 250GB SATA 7200 RPM 16MB RoHS Hard Disk Drive" dont suck
    
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yeah... wait for the RAM. It's not the hard drives fault that the pagefile gets accessed like mad
    
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LOL that's kinda what I though...the only thing that confused me was the remainder RAM, but I will have that 2Gb Team Xtreem Cronux by next Monday when I go visit my parents.
Thanks guys!
BTW, duke I love your signature, about the OCing drug addiction simile...so true! My girlfriend just broke up with me becuase I don't show her that she is special.....damn computer! I'd rather be without her than my PC: I can replace her! LMAO
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