We just answered an email from a client asking for advice about storing data, and we thought it might be of interest to other digital packrats out there… If money was no object, we’d all have multi-terabyte drives in our PCs and keep every file we ever created at our fingertips. Instead, we prioritize, just [...]
Now that you’ve identified what parts of your PC need to be upgraded, you need to decide how to deal with it. Some issues can be overcome by minor upgrades, but others aren’t worth the cost or trouble, and are an ideal opportunity to replace the PC.
In the previous section, we discussed the concepts behind computer optimization and hard drive fragmentation. After fragmentation, the next issue to discuss about how hard drives slow down our computers is the increasing volume of data being stored on them.