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post #1 of 8
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Well Hard Drives are something I've never been a master of as I've only been using a WD 250GB forever. I was just wondering how you would sort your programs out if you had the following:

1x 500GB WD 7200RPM
1x 74GB WD 10,000RPM
1x 80GB or 250GB WD 7200RPM

I'm asking because I'm going to have the 500GB and 74GB one's sometime and was wondering how I should (if I even can) sort my stuff out. I was thinking maybe put an OS and drivers on one, media files and basic things on one, and my games on the last. However, which ones should I put on which? I also hear about RAID but know nothing about it.

Thanks for any help.
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post #2 of 8
keep your os and software such as games and other programs on one, your data on the other and only data and another . . . idk
    
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What kind of data do you exactly mean? And which would be best for the 10,000RPM one? If the 10,000RPM doesn't affect games or anything they I would probably just put them on the 500GB with media files and other general stuff.
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post #4 of 8
Your OS.

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post #5 of 8
the 10000 rpm probably for the os and games so ur pc will acess them faster. By data i mean word files, media files, video files, and pics,
    
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Alright thx, +rep.
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post #7 of 8
raptor for the games and os, the other 7200 for files that you dont need to access with speed (documents, music, movies, ect)
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post #8 of 8
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Yep, I'm gonna put the OS/games on the 10K and instead of 2 other drives I'll just have 1 500GB 7200 for media/data.

Thanks again.
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