Solved Can I use Audio Visual Drives as an OS disk? Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Audio SATA Storage Product Last response: March 30, 2012 12:06 AM in Storage Share alohascott March 29, 2012 9:27:14 PM I recently picked up some drives for a good price and i was wondering if i can use them as my main OS drive. They are supposed to be for video recording. Western Digital RE2 WD4000YS 400GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive Western Digital RE2 400GB 7200 RPM SATA 1.5Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive I did notice that they are rated near 400 by passmark. Usually I like to use drives above 700 for the main drive Is there any other reason besides slower speed, not to use these drives? More about : audio visual drives disk Best solution RealBeast a c 263 G Storage March 29, 2012 10:29:12 PM Nope, they will work as OS drives. alohascott March 30, 2012 12:06:31 AM Best answer selected by alohascott. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHard disk drives for audio use ? ForumGaming/ visual designing computer ForumCPU Spikes when idle, causing audio and visual distortion. Please help ForumHad visual , saw BIOS, nothing now ForumAudio Visual test DVD? ForumNew HD and OS - How to ForumInstalled Win7 to SSD, pulled old OS drive , now can't boot to SSD ForumAcer Aspire One audio problems ForumSSD plus 1 HDD vs. 2 HDDs in RAID 0 or use external drives for video editing on ForumNeed Advice on video/ audio editing system ($800-2000). ForumVisual Studio, Quiet, Dual Monitor ForumDisk Drives Causing Interference?? ForumBoot disk dilemma - SSD or VelociRaptor? ForumHELP. BIOS not recognizing ANY hard drives ): ForumQUESTION: About setting up SSD for OS and disk drive for files ForumDisk Space Disappearing on OS Partition ForumVisual audio mute indicator? Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumDo hp nc6220 will support 60 GB hard disk ForumNot detecting my external disk but hearing sound. Urgent for recovery More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !