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Hello guys, I'm here to make you a simple question.

A loooong time ago, I bought a PC which had a 20GB old Hard Drive. I'm wondering what I can do with it. I just have 1 80GB hard Drive, and I was thinking if I could use it as the pagefile or something like that....don't know...

Any ideas you throw out would be appreciated!

Edit: Both HD's are IDE.
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post #2 of 7
Those old HDDs are pretty slow (And loud), I wouldn't recommend it for anything intensive (Like gaming). You could always use it to back up important files and whatnot, but I wouldn't use it as a primary drive.
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File storage would be best in this case...20 gig for music isnt bad.
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If you can fit any of your music on it...that would be prime. Or porn...whatever.
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post #5 of 7
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I had thougth all of these things, and they certainly were on my mind.

It too crossed my mind using it as a Pagefile, but I'd like to gather your opinions on that before venturing forth. What do you think?
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i would make one of these out of it http://www.alan-parekh.com/hard_drive_clock.html

i always wanted to try to make one of these clocks but never had the time
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Paperweight!!
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