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Ok as the title states, how does everyone organize their file?
I'll go first.
The solid state is for the OS, and Apps. Pretty much everything else is held within the 1 TB drive. e:/Music, Pictures, Videos, Documents,Downloads ect.


Edited by anthony92 - 1/8/11 at 11:41pm
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I used to have really bad OCD when it came to my computer. I'd always have to have everything organized and I'd need to use RocketDock to hide all of my icons, etc.

Now I can care less, to be honest. I still organize things, but I have files here & there that I would normally flip out about being there.
post #3 of 12
I roll a d4 and the result determines which drive I save things to. Then I roll a d20 and put it in that folder.

I can't find a damn thing...

Really though, I keep most stuff on my main 1TB drive, have VMs and backups on my second 1TB drive, and record FRAPS videos to a dedicated RAID 0 that rarely contains anything else.
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I have junk folders and my storage drive is neatly arranged, when I back up in a rush my junk folders get dumped to a temp folder on the storage drive then gets organized at a later date.

I also use a SSD with my downloads folder on a vrap. Music, Videos and pictures are all on the network on a raid5 array so no need to store them locally.

(Screenshots, photos all go to my downloads folder, then get edited or what not and put on the network drive.)

LMAO at Blameless I should do that it would be much easier!
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Well i got a 2TB NAS drive full of TV shows and movies, stuff the whole house can watch. Its only 100mbps so it's kind of a pain transferring files to it.

My 2TB esata external has movies, tv shows and stuff like that as well but its also loaded with tons of software and game files that install on most of the system i have at home.

I have 2x500GB raid 0 arrays for a total of 2TB locally. 1 array i use as my C drive and another as D. C is my os drive with all the games and programs installed while d is where i keep all my personal data, music etc. as well as a bunch of other tv shows and movies. Might be buying another 2TB HD for myself and giving 2 of my 500GB drives to my dad.
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just got a 500gb external for my movies - downloads, and use the single 1tb internal for everything else. I'd love to get an ssd, but prices are too high for me yet.
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=o

2 of these are externals one big esata and one little portable usb drive
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3 HDD's Main is OS and installed games, apps, updates, ect...
1st slave- Music, Pics, App Installers, Bench/Diag Tools, a Temp Folder for downloads and when moving files to help keep together and few other folders
2nd slave is pure video/movie drive- folders for videos with more that 1 to series, then other movies just in video folder..
     
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My 2x1TB have been split into 6 different partitions. I'd do the same if I had an SSD too.
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