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Old 11-08-2008, 02:04 PM   #1
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My primary hard drive is filling up pretty fast and with new games using 10gb+ I am going to need more space for them. I was wondering if I bought a 1tb hard drive and installed it as a secondary would I be able to just install them to the secondary without any trouble?
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Old 11-08-2008, 02:06 PM   #2
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yup, just plug it in, make sure its on the 2nd+ slot, or edit the boot menu in the BIOS, and then windows will register it, then reformat and you are good to go.
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I mean if I were to install games to that hard drive instead of the primary would the games work?
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yeah, as long its in the registry. When you install, just select the drive you want it to be installed in.
My friend does that on his secondary 500GB.
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Yup, just point the installer to the secondary drive and you're good to go. You can do that with any game or app.
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sweet thanks guys
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Old 11-09-2008, 07:15 AM   #7
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Default Re: installing games on seperate hard drive

the question is then though, if your using a raptor as your boot drive, do you really want to install the game onto your second drive and sacrifice read times :P
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the question is then though, if your using a raptor as your boot drive, do you really want to install the game onto your second drive and sacrifice read times :P
well i guess if you are running out of space, you really don't have a choice. i guess your best bet, would be to buy another raptor.
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well right now I have my documents on a second drive which is where my save games are for most of my games. This causes farcry2 to take a really long time loading the list of save games up to 3 min just to load the list
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