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Old 04-05-2006, 10:27 PM   #31 (permalink)
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I would not recommend it. it could kill 2 hard drives
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i guess all of these questions i've just had were pointless then. i'm considering buying a second HD so i can set up a raid 0 configuration.
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i guess all of these questions i've just had were pointless then. i'm considering buying a second HD so i can set up a raid 0 configuration.
the little speed boost that you get with raid 0 isn't worth the trouble as it makes the drives half as reliable. use the second drive for storage
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so you're saying to have 1 main drive (250gb) and then add the other drive separately? ex. main drive is C, secondary drive as, say, D?
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Old 04-06-2006, 06:21 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Yes, and make some partitions on both of them.
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Old 04-06-2006, 06:23 PM   #36 (permalink)
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use the smaller drive as C. make a 30 gig partition for windows on it. use the rest as the my documents folder. use the other hdd for music or video. put your swap file at the beginning of the second hdd in it's own partition.
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hmm, ok. i think i'll prolly buy the same sized hard drive as the one i have now, unless i get a raptor. do you think its worth getting about the third of the space of a 250gb hd? will there be a performance increase with a raptor, or should i just buy a 250gb 7000rpm hd?
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