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Which would you choose? And which 1tb drive if you choose b?
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B, caviar black or samsung spinpoint f3
    
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I concur.

Although a 500 GB Seagate Momentus XT might be a good idea too (as the second drive, or as the primary and a 5400 RPM 2TB drive as the "data" drive).

It all comes down to how much speed you need, and the foot print of your applications/data.

I have a 64GB SSD for OS and other apps, the 128GB "cheaper" SSD for games, and a slam full 2TB drive to store data on.
Edited by RonindeBeatrice - 3/18/11 at 3:10pm
    
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as above. Spinpoint F1 or Seagate Momentus XT.
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B. Second one.

64GB, OS + few apps and most played games
Everything else on 1TB
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Difference between spinpoint f1 and f3?

Also both the SSD and the HDD will come in the mail tomorrow. Im backing up most of the stuff I have into the Wd Caviar black right now as i won't be using it once I get the other two drives.

What would be the best way to installing the SSD?

Load ssd only and after windows installation connect the 1tb and move files from Wd cav black to 1tb?
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How about 2 64's? then RAID
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Difference between spinpoint f1 and f3?

Also both the SSD and the HDD will come in the mail tomorrow. Im backing up most of the stuff I have into the Wd Caviar black right now as i won't be using it once I get the other two drives.

What would be the best way to installing the SSD?

Load ssd only and after windows installation connect the 1tb and move files from Wd cav black to 1tb?
Yes, and while you're at it, drag the folders from your "users/you" directory over to the hard drive and that will change their default mapping.
    
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Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice View Post
Yes, and while you're at it, drag the folders from your "users/you" directory over to the hard drive and that will change their default mapping.
I don't think it's that simple, is it? The sticky thread about secondary drive optimization outlines a process with some registry editing in order to tell Windows where to put the profile and where apps will call for it. Just moving the folder won't change all those pointers.

Phaseshift, have only the SSD connected when installing, in order to keep Windows setup from placing the boot sector on one of the hard drives. And, make sure AHCI mode is selected in the BIOS before getting started.
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I don't think it's that simple, is it? The sticky thread about secondary drive optimization outlines a process with some registry editing in order to tell Windows where to put the profile and where apps will call for it. Just moving the folder won't change all those pointers.

Phaseshift, have only the SSD connected when installing, in order to keep Windows setup from placing the boot sector on one of the hard drives. And, make sure AHCI mode is selected in the BIOS before getting started.
nice thanks!

I will need to make a trip to microcenter,
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