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Dynamic vs Basic Disk - Hard Drives

Dynamic vs Basic Disk - Hard Drives

I have bought a removable hard drive enclosure and a 1TB hard drive to fit in it. Its pretty cool; it has a little handle at the front of the caddy that allows you to take out the hard drive and stick into another caddy - or swap it for another hard drive, whatever you choose.

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Guest [Entry]

"Basic is just that - a basic disk, you can remove and add it as will.

Dynamic disk is an enhanced partition table in Windows that enables enhanced features such as software raid. However, In Windows XP it only works in Professional, and I guess it is also locked out of the home editions of Vista/7 (although not tested).

Also, every time you want to use it on a new computer, or even if you just remove and put it in, you will have to manually import the disk.

Personally, unless this is very good software or it has very big benefits, I would leave it is a basic disk - I deal with many removable disks and I use basic on all of them."
Guest [Entry]

For Basic Disks and Dynamic Disks, they have their own differences and similarity. Here is a complete article to compare them through several aspects on: http://www.dynamic-disk.com/difference-between-basic-and-dynamic-disk.html, you could know it.