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Thread: Adding New HD - Quick Q's

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2007

    Default Adding New HD - Quick Q's

    I finally bought myself another HD tonight, as the 80gig one I have not is not nearly enough. I was just wondering if I should transfer Windows over to my newer, faster, and much bigger hard drive, or leave it isolated on my old one? My new hard drive is definately superior, as it has 16mb cache as opposed to 8mb, is 250gb vs. 80gb, and will be on SATA connection rather than IDE. If I were to transfer Windows over to my new one, will I be forced to delete everything I have on my old HD, or can is there an easy way to do it? Thanks for any and all help.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Bendigo Australia

    Default Re: Adding New HD - Quick Q's

    ghost can image your old HD to your new one, I'd be doing it to get the extra speed

  3. #3
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    Apr 2005
    Ontario, Canada

    Default Re: Adding New HD - Quick Q's

    What brand is it? THe major brnads have software that will do all the work for you. Ghost is painfully slow.
    GIgabyte GA-990FXA-UD3
    AMD FX8120 @ 4GHz
    Patriot 1866MHz EL series 2X4GB DDR3
    Powercolour HD 6970 2GB w/XFX 8800GT 512MB Hybrid PhysX
    Creative X-FI titanium HD w/Technics class A 300W amp and tower speakers
    PC P&C 500W PSU
    2TB Seagate
    Coolermaster 690II w/Corsair H100 tucked under the hood

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