Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Enthusiast Zone > Classic Macs and Mac OS > Poll: HD Setup on New Comps!

Poll: HD Setup on New Comps!
Thread Tools
Dedicated MacNNer
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: New Jersey, USA
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Jul 31, 2001, 09:56 PM
 
I thought it would be interesting to see what everyone did with their hard drives when their new computers came in. Partitions that are made in different configurations have been debated in terms of performance many times, and I thought this would be a good learning resource for people getting their new computers. Some considerations that some people might have made were putting classic and OS X on different discs, making scratch discs for photoshop or OS X, or making a giant media partition.

Here's my info for my beige G3:

Drive: Mac OS 9 (very creative, I know)
Purpose: Holds Mac OS 9 and its apps

Drive: Mac OS X
Purpose: Holds Mac OS X and its apps

Drive: Firewire HD (External Firewire drive via PCI card)
Purpose: Holds my backup + really big game installs)

That's my setup. How did you setup your computer?
     
Mac Elite
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: NY
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Aug 1, 2001, 12:36 AM
 
Drive: holds everything
     
Clinically Insane
Join Date: Apr 2000
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Aug 1, 2001, 07:47 AM
 
Drive 1: 10 gig 7200 RPM

Partitions: 2:

"OS9" - 4.78GB
"OSX" - 4.78GB

Drive 2: 4 gig 5200 RPM

Partitions: 2:

"Macintosh HD" - 2.36GB
"Rhapsody" - 1.35GB

Drive 3: 750 meg 3800 RPM

Partitions: 1

Don't laugh too hard

Incoming: 80 gig WD, 7200 RPM

Partitions: 5 gig / 20 gig / 55 gig
     
   
Thread Tools
Forum Links
Forum Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:53 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2015 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2