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Windows 7: Harddrive Crash Which Way Too Go

01 Mar 2013   #1

Win 7 Pro 64Bit
Harddrive Crash Which Way Too Go

hi folks
my 500gb harddrive died this wa my main boot drive it is as cheap to buy a wd 1tb my question is
my setup was
main drive c:\500gb
Video Drive d:\ 500gb where i had set media centre too record files too
should i set the new c:\main useing the new 1TB Drive
and leave the 500gb as the recording drive ??
or should i put the new 1Tb Drive As C:\Drive And Default The Recording Also Too It
i have read somewhere its best too default recordings to a drive on its own
any help or advice please thanks

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01 Mar 2013   #2

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit

Hello Arfer mate if you want my advice get a SSD for the OS and a nice quick boot leave the larger drives for data storage - well that is what I have done

If you do go SSD then make sure you set it up properly with this. SSD Alignment < I use this for all drives I in any case
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03 Mar 2013   #3

Win 7 Pro 64Bit

thanks for the reply
i wont be going SSD at present i cant justify the high price just for a shorter startup time etc
when the price drops i might think about it thanks for your input tho
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