Two 500GB HDDs..

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Juelz, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. Juelz

    Juelz Gigabyte Poster

    Am I right in thinking if I had two 500GB HDDs, for it to auto move onto the second drive when the first drive is full I would have to go into disk management and create a span? so the two drives in many ways turn into one giving me a total of 1TBs in my system?
  2. SimonD
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    SimonD Terabyte Poster

    Yes but you need to convert the volumes to Dynamic and then span the volumes, personally speaking I would probably go for a single larger hard disk rather than spanning because if one of those drives dies, you lose the data from the spanned volume.
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