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I might be getting a RAID0 setup soon and I'd like to know what the best way to partition the 2 drives (2x160Gb) for XP and games. The PC (sig rig) will only be used for games and no storage space is really requiered.
Right now I have a seperate partition for all my games, and nothing tells me that it wasn't worth it, but as RAID is gonna be new to me I thought I'd ask.
Also, what would be the best way to create the partitions??
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If you want to implement RAID 0 then you have to erase every thing.
Then after setting up RAID 0 within ASUS BIOS, the new 2 HDD would appear as one (for windows), then you can create partitions.

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It'd still be worth it even on Raid. I'd give 30GB for WinXP, and the rest for games. I like to give a decent sized partition in XP, just because if things get stored in My Documents, etc, it'll start taking up pagefile and OS space, and it'll make it slooooowww....
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After you install the drives make sure you set the HDD boot to raid.. when you go to install xp it will ask you if you want to partition. Just partition there, it is the easiest way. I say give about 40GB to OS, however much you think you need for games and a 3rd for storage, unless you have a 3rd HDD for that.
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