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2nd Storage Drive
Using our configurator you sometimes have the option of selecting more than one hard drive. Although a first hard drive is essential, a second hard drive is not. We would suggest that you will only need a second hard drive if:

  • You need to store masses of data. (Two smaller hard drives may also be cheaper than one large hard drive.)
  • You plan to use a RAID configuration. See RAID.
  • You prefer to store your data on a separate drive to your operating system. Your data is then safe if you have to re-install Windows on your other hard drive.

Recently, people have generally stuck with the SSD boot drive coupled with a HDD storage drive - ensuring their boot drive has the best speeds to offer that fast boot time experience.