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Old 10-21-2007, 07:11 PM   #11
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Default Re: Paritioning

Originally Posted by DJ-CHRIS View Post
I don't partition, I use seperate pysical drives.

320GB for XP
320GB for Vista
500GB for Data
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Thats because your a digital pack rat. :P

I use a 20 GB partition on an 80GB drive for XP. Then I have a 120GB for all my data.

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Old 10-21-2007, 07:51 PM   #12
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Win2000- 10gig for OS and BF2
Gentoo linux-50Gig for OS/Programs and some storage.
and for main storage i use Win2k and the rest of my 320Gigs

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I Just have a partition,make everything alot easier ,Does having ur OS on a differnt partition really improve performance?
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Old 10-22-2007, 10:04 AM   #14
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I usually user separate discs, but in the event that I had a big disc, like Chris's 320GB disk. I'd partition 30 - 40GB for windows and the rest for data.

I also move the mydocuments folder and desktop (so profile in general) off of the C drive. it makes formatting after major windows problems so much easier.

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