Im just about to buy a new hard drive though im not sure what the best size to get to just run xp pro on? im considering an 40gb or 80gb & partitioning 80gb so i can keep mp3 seperate from windows until i get 2nd hard drive. would windows run slower in paritition or would it run faster without partition? or would it just be better to get smaller drive just for xp pro? if it runs just as fast in partition what size should i partition for xp pro?
Also, to complete the setup, I advise having Diskeeper to keep your drive(s) fully defragmented at all times, diskeeper works silently in the background so that you can set it and forget and never have to do a defrag again!