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Old 05-07-2005, 12:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I made many changes too my computer due to recent posts and feedback and need too know..Whats the best way to set up my Hard drive for gaming?

Case - Thermaltake Soprano ATX Mid tower w/430 psu
Mobo - MSI K8n Neo4 Platinum SLI ATX AMD
Processor - AMD 64 3200+ 1 Ghz FSB Skt 939 Venice
Hard drive - Seagate Baracuda 7200.7 Sata 3.5"
Memory - Corsair 1 gb (2x512mb) 184-pin DDR SDRAM Dual channel
Video - eVGA 128mb 128-bit PCI-Express x16
Drive - Sony DVD 16x+CD-RW 52x32x52
Drive - Sony CD-RW 52x32x52
Floppy - Sony 1.44 MB Disk drive

I hear people talking about Raid setps for their Hard drives. Whats the best way for me too have my hard drive setup for gaming?

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Old 05-07-2005, 02:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Raid 0 with 2 raptors


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Old 05-07-2005, 02:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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For gaming it doesn't really matter. Games don't use the HD except of course for installing everything and accessing it for game content. Other than that, it's up to you.
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Old 05-07-2005, 02:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Using RAID 0 or a 10,000 RPM disk, or both, will increase loading times. Apart from that it doesn't matter.

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