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Each part of your computer is integral to its performance and finding the perfect kit for you is always a challenge. However, when accomplishing different workflows we may need a better processor or graphics card to cope with the workload we’ll be putting on our machines. Something which is just as important for performance, but often overlooked, is the hard drive or SSD.

These help store everything we do and need to be right for how much space we need. Whilst there may not be a specific size that everyone needs, you’ll still need to see what’s best for you. Read on to find out if your current hard drive is worth upgrading.

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Hard drive partitioning is far from being the most glamorous side of computing, but it is one that is almost more important than ever now that hard drives are larger than ever. It makes a great deal of sense to split up a large hard drive into two or more partitions, and this is something that Paragon Partition Manager 12 Free could help you with.

You might well wonder why a separate partition tool would be needed when Windows itself includes tools for managing your disks, but there is a strong argument for using a dedicated partition tool. There are various comparatively expensive programs that can be used to manage your hard drive, but this is a free tool that has all of the basics covered.

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It is very hard to place a value on your hard drive. The drive itself may not be all that valuable, but it is likely that many of the files you have stored on it are irreplaceable and completely priceless.

If you can’t imagine living without your digital photograph collection or losing the years of work you have stored on your computer, you need a backup plan. CrashPlan is a free backup tool that could be just what you have been looking for.

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Whatever the size of your hard drive, it is amazing how quickly space can get used up. Between installing app and building up a digital music and photographic collection, the number of free gigabytes you have can quickly dwindle.

The problem of running out of hard drive space is nowhere near as prevalent as it used to be thanks to ever-increasing drive capacities, but it can still be useful to find out just how all of your storage is being used. Can Folder Size help you out? Let’s find out!

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