How to distribute Partitions across multiple HD?

Michel Daggelinckx 03taxi at
Sun Feb 18 17:02:16 UTC 2007

Knapp schreef:
> I have a nice fast computer with a slow HD making the end result very slow.
> If I buy a new HD or more what should I put where?
> For example if I have 2 hd one fast and one slow should I put the root
> folder on the slow one and the Home folder on the fast one?  What of
> the swap file?
> I am running a home system that spends 90% of it's time online,
> playing music files and downloading with ktorrent. It is also used for
> a little gaming and some gimp and blender3d.
> It has an AMD x2 3800
> 2 GB ram.
> My main question is, is it worth it to get a second drive? What goes where?
> A third drive? What goes where?
> How fast should each drive be and how big?
> What drive is best?
> 7200 or pay for a 15000 RPM drive
> 16mb buffer?
> My computer uses SATA 3 Gb/s
> My goal is speed of responce and start up of programs.
> Thanks for any ideas.
> Douglas
use the fast drive for system and the slow for data

Right now Im having amnesia and deja vu at the same time. I think Ive forgotten this before.

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