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Windows 7: Which hard drive upgrade?


29 Oct 2009   #1

7 Pro x64
 
 
Which hard drive upgrade?

I currently have dual 200GB Fujitsu (5400rpm) hard drives in my Vaio. I'd like to up the C: drive to 320GB and 7200rpm.

1) Any brand preferences? I don't really know what's "good."

2) Is "Create a system image" in System Restore an exact duplicate...so I could load my computer from the other drive then transfer everything back to C???

As always, any help would be appreciated!

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29 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

1. Western Digital hard drives are very good these days.

2. To my knowledge I believe so
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29 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Western digital and Seagate are good names.

The Windows 7 "create an image" will be a duplicate and it works great. I've done it 3-4 times. I love using it.

You may need to re-activate Windows when you get it on your new drive, but you may not....I don't know. It's something to keep an eye on.

Good luck.
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29 Oct 2009   #4

7 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks guys! I'll get one ordered. I guess I'm gonna go with a Western Digital Scorpio Black (320gig). And thanks for the reassurance about the "image"....
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