Will this work?
I have noticed in only installing MS flight SIm, a 2004 baseball game, Prince of Persia, and the Matrix, I have used up quite a bit of the hard drive.........I am looking at getting one of these monsters......
I wanted to connect it to the laptop and install games to it and play them....Seems like there would be plenty of room. My main question is since I have never used this before, would it work as well as my laptop hardrive (5400rpm).......which I am very satisified with.....
Thanks in advance......
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My laptop is a CTO Pavilion zd7000 series notebook
- Pentium(R) 4 3.06 GHZ w/HT
- Microsoft(R)Windows(R) XP Pro
- 1.0GB DDR SDRAM(2X512MB)
- 80 GB 5400 RPM Hard Drive
- 4x DVD+RW/R and CD-RW Combo Drive
- 54g Wireless LAN
- 17" WVA WXGA+ (1440x900)
- 128MB NVIDIA(R) GeForce(TM) FX Go5600
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It should work fine..
However,there are some apps and possibly a few games that don't like to be installed on a drive or partition other than your C drive. You should probably look into deinstalling things that you absolutely don't need on your C drive.. do some "spring cleaning" maybe backup all you compressed files to this new drive and when you download,save the files to your new drive.