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Old 05-08-2006, 12:22 PM   #1
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Default How much hard drive space do you have?

Because of all the storage discussion lately, I figured I'd pop the question of how much storage space you have in your main rig?

Currently, I have around 860GB in my main rig, although only half of it is actually being used currently. That's comprised of the recently reviewed 500GB, a WD 200GB and a WD 160GB.

All my space houses a lot of my music collection, temp storage and four operating systems.
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Old 05-08-2006, 12:50 PM   #2
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I have 2 Seagate 250GB drives and a pair of Raptors. Raid 1 for the storage and Raid 0 for the boot drives. I also have a 160 GB Seagate P-ATA drive for back up.

That 410 GB of storage is more than enough for me. Sort of.
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Old 05-08-2006, 11:35 PM   #3
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Got an 80G IDE and a 250G SATAII both of which are WD Caviar editions. Still haven't put windows on the sata. Stuff keeps coming up and I just don't feel like reinstalling everything.. again.
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Old 05-09-2006, 08:40 AM   #4
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I've got two 160 gig WD1600JDs (SATA, 8 meg buffer) and I've got about 15% free between the two.
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Old 05-11-2006, 04:21 PM   #5
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Matt, it's easy enough to burn your pron yanno. Free up some of that space :P
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Old 05-11-2006, 05:11 PM   #6
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It's not all pr0n...besides, then I'd have to shuffle through one of my 400 disks to find it and that'd suck.
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Old 06-07-2006, 06:35 AM   #7
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I've got a Samsung 160gb IDE drive for my documents (40gb free) and then two 74gb Raptors. 115gb free on those, I like ot keep them freed up

Hopefully going to order another pair of Raptors in the next couple of weeks so I can have RAID0 on four drives
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Old 09-26-2007, 09:11 PM   #8
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I have a 320GB Seagate HDD in my main machine. Then I've got a 500GB LaCie NAS drive that I use for backup. Love it.
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Old 09-27-2007, 01:26 AM   #9
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80 GB WD. I've got allot of stuff on there I don't need. A much bigger drive would be a waste.
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400gb Wd sataII main HDD

ive got 55gb free...

150gb external hdd. WD as well. 20gb free on there. I use it mainly for backups and traveling.

Before i hear one word about 55gb of free space on a 400gb... I have no pron on here. I simply love my music. Talk to me anytime in a chat and you will know this.

8800+ songs and counting. Most at above 128kps

oh and... um... Dvds that ive "backed up"
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500 gig Seagate SATA, 150 gig Raptor and a WD 500 gig MyBook.
So I guess it's a total 1.15 Tera bites
I back up movie DVD's and watch them on the Plasma TV

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Currently using a 250 gig WD as main drive, I have a WD 80gig in a Icy Dock removeable rack for backups and a Maxtor 80 gig external to haul around with me. Not a lot as some, but I don't DL music or video at all.
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Movies, games, etc.. Get either burnt or deleted for good.
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2 X 120GB Seagate SATA 2's in RAID 0 and an 80GB IDE for backups. Stil have 60%+ free in the RAID and about 40GB free on the other drive.
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Right now I have a pair of Seagate 320GB drives (RAID 0). That houses most anything that I could need on my desktop. I also have a 750GB drive in a Synology NAS for backups and media streaming. Right now, thats more than enough.

With open space though, I am always thinking of things that I would like to get and do to fill it up more. Archiving home movies, purchasing a DSLR camera (thanks Rob for getting me addicted) and getting back into 3D animation. All of this will take up a significant amount of space so as always, there is never enough storage. As soon as I think I am set, I think of new ways to fill it up.

Such a vicious cycle.
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