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Which would be better: Put my OS/programs on a separate partition on my 500GB hdd or put them on a small raptor hdd? If one is faster than the other then is there much of a difference?
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I'd suggest get the 300GB Velociraptor when it comes out...it will be enough for your OS and games...
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I'd suggest get the 300GB Velociraptor when it comes out...it will be enough for your OS and games...
How much space would I need for xp and some games?
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i would put the os on the raptor since ur pc will load a lot faster and if its a small raptor try to fit as much programs, making a different partition wont make os or programs go faster, xp about 5 gigs and depends on what games u have or want



os takes up less than 5 gbs
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How much space does the average game take up? I.e. COD4, crysis, css, bf2.
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battlefield 2 is 2.5 gigs so i would think that 1-5 gigs for any game
    
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post #7 of 13
I'd also recommend having your OS and main games on a Raptor, maybe even in RAID.

My COD2 and 4 folders are 3.46 GB and 6.26 GB respectively.
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So a 74gb raptor should be big enough.
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Wait for the VelociRaptors, then get a 300gb of that
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post #10 of 13
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I don't need 300GB nor do I want to pay $300.
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