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Old 06-28-2011, 10:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Raid help, new to building

Here's where I'm at, got my new build together and I have 2 H.D.D.s both W.D. one is a 500g caviar black sata 6gb (although my mobo only accepts up to sata 3gb) the other is a 1Tb unknown sata speed. I do believe they are both 7500RPM

My idea was to to put my OS on and games that have lots of load screens i.e. oblivion on the caviar black since I know its suppose to be faster. and then put my other games, documents and music on the 1TB.

can this be done? Or should I just do a Raid 0? help out please any thoughts or advice or links to help me out will be greatly appreciated.

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Yes it is possible to do, you will just need to change certain default settings in Windows so that it saves the data on the 1 TB but it is completely possible.
Just hook up both drives and install the OS on the 500 GB.
Make a partition with the second drive and voila.
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