How much is too much?

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How much is too much?

Post by DMB2000uk » Fri Aug 11, 2006 5:19 pm

So after scanning our desktop PC I noticed how many files we had in use:

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It took 1 hour 48 min with one core @ 100% folding and the other virus scanning.

Thats nearly a million files (220GB used!) and we still have 170GB free space! Time for a spring clean?

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Post by Apoptosis » Fri Aug 11, 2006 5:28 pm

yeah I'd hate to see this box... omg it's loaded with files.

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Post by FZ1 » Sat Aug 12, 2006 9:40 am

As long as you keep your disk defragged it shouldn't matter much.
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Post by pcrobot » Sat Aug 12, 2006 7:57 pm

FZ1 wrote:As long as you keep your disk defragged it shouldn't matter much.
Right. :axe: I defrag once a week.

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Post by dicecca112 » Sat Aug 12, 2006 9:21 pm

I can bearly fill an 80GB hard drive. Dude that's not right
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Post by Sovereign » Sat Aug 12, 2006 10:35 pm

Oh I filled a 120, and my Raptor 150 is half full and filling....
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Post by brajko2 » Sun Aug 13, 2006 2:38 am

I can only say that you must be careful when you defrag such a large hard drive loaded with files. I remember when I defraged one machine loaded with tons of files, it crashed in middle of my defrag and was unable to access any data after that.
So be sure to do a backup before defrag..

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Post by pcrobot » Sun Aug 13, 2006 6:20 am

dicecca112 wrote:I can bearly fill an 80GB hard drive. Dude that's not right
I know. :shock:

But I guess if you rip DVDs to your HDD, then I can see that...

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Post by dicecca112 » Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:34 am

I guess but thats why god made dvd players and dvd burners.
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Post by DMB2000uk » Sun Aug 13, 2006 10:01 am

The bad thing about this is that there are no dvd or movie rips to the machine! Thats 220GB of utter crap! well its not all crap. Most of the junk is mine as well!

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Post by serenade » Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:51 am

I think HD size is very subjective. For most users, it's hard to fill 100 GB, but for people who regularly accumulate images, video, and/or p0rn, you can never have enough HD :p

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Post by kenc51 » Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:12 pm

You can never have enough storage!
By the end of this year I'll be hitting close to 3TB :shock:

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Post by Sovereign » Wed Aug 16, 2006 1:32 pm

You'll fill the space availible to you.
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Post by kenc51 » Thu Aug 17, 2006 2:22 am

Sovereign wrote:You'll fill the space availible to you.
Already have over 2TB full, not counting essential backups on external drives ;)

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Post by DMB2000uk » Thu Aug 17, 2006 6:02 am

Ouch dude, Hope you have a good indexing service :P

And have you every tried virus checking all that! lol

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Post by kenc51 » Thu Aug 17, 2006 6:46 am

DMB2000uk wrote:Ouch dude, Hope you have a good indexing service :P

And have you every tried virus checking all that! lol

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Most is stored using "ReiserFS" --> Linux ;)

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Post by DMB2000uk » Thu Aug 17, 2006 6:52 am

Amen to that :P

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