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Do you think that using a 1.0TB HDD for System(Games,OS, And software) and personal *data* is a good idea?
Edited by Speedster159 - 2/27/11 at 12:25pm
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post #2 of 11
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How are ya gonna fit a woman in there??

Anyway, better use different drives for OS and storage
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I use a 250GB for my OS and applications and a 1TB for everything else. Works great for me
    
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Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post
How are ya gonna fit a woman in there??

Anyway, better use different drives for OS and storage
Hehehe.. Typo

Okay thanks

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Or at least partition it separately.
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post #6 of 11
Yes it is.

That subject is too relative. some might say it's bad idea, some might say it depends or it's up to you and some will say it's a good idea.


If your talking about performance, it will make no differnece for a smaller HDD or different setup.

THe farther from the center of the disk the slower an HDD is, but the OS is automatically installed near the center, usually
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Western Digital or Seagate Drives?
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Speedster159 View Post
Western Digital or Seagate Drives?
I'd say WD
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post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by EduFurtado View Post
Yes it is.

That subject is too relative. some might say it's bad idea, some might say it depends or it's up to you and some will say it's a good idea.


If your talking about performance, it will make no differnece for a smaller HDD or different setup.

THe farther from the center of the disk the slower an HDD is, but the OS is automatically installed near the center, usually
I'm also thinking of Drive failure, cause of wear and tear when gaming or stuff..
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Originally Posted by Speedster159 View Post
I'm also thinking of Drive failure, cause of wear and tear when gaming or stuff..
Usually the difference is not that big, as the person above stated.
I used a single HDD for OS, movies and games for 5 years, before it broke, and not because of wearing, but because I dropped it

The good thing about separate HDDs is that even if your OS gets fubar, and you have to format, you won't lose your data.
+Win7 makes it really easy to direct your libraries at another drive
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