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Yup, it's a great way to have your games organized. It's good 'cause having the games and the OS on the same drive means the two are competing between eachother..
I have a 500 gb Barracuda solely for games and has worked out great for me over the years.
this is what i was thinking that the 2 sets of data ie game data and os data would be competing with each other, im considering removing my raid 0 and using seperate drives, one for os/drivers and one for games? good idea?
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I have my ssd for my windows installation,i have a 640gb Raid 0 array for my games/steam folder and have a 1tb for my movies/music which is shared over my network to my xbox 360 and ps3.

Id recommend putting your windows installation on one folder and games etc on another drive,keep it seperate,prevent any waiting from drive accessing windows files.

Like i said i have a 1tb for media to be streamed on my home network and i have found that i never ever see any impact from streaming 1080p content while my son plays games on my pc,no impact at all,no pausing/waiting/stuttering etc.
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i'd like to try it, but i really dont know how often windows requests files to be accessed at the same time as playing a game? dont know whether its worth breaking my raid 0 to try it, i know most games really rely on access speed and if it trying to get 2 different types of data it will slow it up, where as if os and games were on seperate drives you'd never have this issue
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