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Someone (Read: that was at this site) had 2 10GB 5400RPM HDDs. I have lots of spare parts for rigs, but no HDDs. So I got one for $12 shipped.

Anywho, don't haven enough parts for a new rig just yet. But I heard putting your page file on a separate HDD can help Windows, which makes sense. Won't have to use one HDD to run programs, games, etc, and use the same HDD for your page file.

But would the 5400RPM + IDE part make it not worth it ?
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post #2 of 18
Well if you have 1 Gig of RAM it would sometimes help... but really, 5200RPMs Pook ? WTH
EDIT : If you could find an IDE to SATA adaptator, make a RAID... Now that ! would help... As if it's just 2 page files on 2 different drives Windows would logically fill up one first, and then another one, not using all the bandwidth provided...
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They'd be going in like 500Mhz Celeron rigs, not A64's or C2D's.

So yay or nay?
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post #4 of 18
Yay, beacuse it is being used for Celerons.
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Yay.
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Nay...cause the cellys can't even process things fast enough for that... of course, if you can have them raided in some way, yay !
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Meh.
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Meh.
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post #9 of 18
$12 is a hefty price for only 10gigs, but im sure it could be spent in worse ways.
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post #10 of 18
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Sigh.

I meant it will be used for Celerons.

For now it'll be used for my main rig. Pagefile -> That. Everything else -> Current HDD.
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