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Hey guys,

I know most of us on here use more than 1 hdd, usually one fast small one for the OS and others for media....

I have a 300GB Velociraptor as my boot drive and a 1TB WD Black for music etc...

Most of you guys seem to have games installed on another HDD than where the OS is, do you guys just install your games to whatever HDD and it runs the same as is? I ask because my Velociraptor is getting full and was wondering if from here on out I should install games to the other drive? Should and can I move my game installs from my boot drive to the WD Black?
    
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Games don't really care how fast your HDD is unless it's really, really slow - you should start installing to your second hdd. And no, don't move the game files, the references to them will get all screwy. Only way to move a program once you install it is re install.
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My main reason for installing stuff on another partition or drive -- I reinstall/change things constantly. Having to redownload steam games, applications, and all kinds of other random crap after each install of Windows is a pain. Now I only need to reinstall Windows on it's little 40GB partition and away we go. Everything is already ready to go on it's own drive or partition.
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