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- How should I use my SSD and HD together? - The thing to consider is: what do we love most about solid state drives, and conversely, what would we worry about?
- How Should I Back Up an Encrypted Hard Disk? - Backing up an encrypted hard drive shouldn't be difficult, but it's important to understand what you'll get.
- Does Having Multiple Partitions Shorten My Hard Disk’s Life? - Hard drives get laid out in fairly complex ways. Second-guessing how your disk heads move as part of a decision whether to use multiple partitions is not really a practical way to save a hard drive from failure.
- What’s the difference between memory and hard disk space? - The difference between the various types of things we might call "memory" is a fundamental concept that's often confused. I'll review the basics.