Solved Help! Which harddrive to use as primary partition? Tags: Hard Drives Partition Benchmark Storage Last response: January 27, 2011 2:01 AM in Storage Share aischwetz January 27, 2011 1:36:01 AM Hey guys Can you advise me on which harddrive i should use as my primary partition? I am fairly new at this stuff and suddenly got a bit curious Benchmark: File benchmark: I'm guessing I should use the western digital one? More about : harddrive primary partition | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution tecmo34 Storage Master January 27, 2011 1:53:28 AM Yes... you should be using the WD drive for your primary drive, as it is the faster drive. | Report abuse aischwetz January 27, 2011 1:57:01 AM Thanks for the fast reply. That's what I expected. Only thing I noticed the maxtor one being better is that it has faster access times? :S | Report abuse aischwetz January 27, 2011 1:57:42 AM Best answer selected by aischwetz. | Report abuse tecmo34 Storage Master January 27, 2011 2:01:58 AM You are only talking a 1ms or less difference, which isn't a big deal. It isn't like you are going from 16ms to 0.1ms when comparing a HDD to a SSD. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Help! Which harddrive to use as primary partition?> Related ressources: ForumHelp ! Deleted primary partition ! ForumChange and Clone Primary Boot Partition ForumHdd active and primary partition help ForumHelp , accidentaly unistalling Primary IDE Drivers ForumComputer can't find 3tb hard-drive , so can't format drive ForumConversion of drive c simple volume to primary partition windows 7 ForumExtend my primary partition into unallocated space ForumIomega External Harddrive not found ForumAdd unallocated space to primary partition ? ForumSandisk SSD - Lost Partition - Very Strange Forumwhich software to use to defragment my harddrive ? ForumAdapters used on primary boot up hard drive ForumThree Primary Partitions on same drive, coursing problems? ForumErased Partition on external hard drive by mistake! Help ! Forumquestion about harddrive partition ? ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. Forum[Solved] External HDD gone invisible! Help! ForumHelp me find benchmark on TRIM / Garbage Collection ForumReally slow harddrive ForumWhich hard drive for applications More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !