A simple math question

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by sarutaro, Oct 1, 2006.

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  1. sarutaro

    sarutaro Registered Member

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    I routinely backup C-main drive to D-drive.
    Now, I would like to back up 110 GB of data in D-drive into H-drive (the second partition of the C-drive). My question is what the size of the backup tib would be and approximately how long it will take to finish the backup using v. 9. Currently, 77 GB space is available in H-drive. Please help with this question. TIA. Sarutaro
     
  2. jelenko

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    Using Normal compression, TI created a 3.8GB out of my 5.6GB system drive ~ 68%.

    In your case, the compression % will depend on what type of files are in the 110GB.

    Even if you use High compression, the % compression depends on the type of file.
     
  3. TheQuest

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    Hi, sarutaro

    C:/ is not a drive, it is a Partition on an HDD as is any drive letter given to a Partition on a HDD.

    That is not a mathermatical question, but one on the phenomenon [psyche]. :eek:

    It depends on your system, and what the data is made up of, as jelenko says.

    Take Care,
    TheQuest :cool:
     
  4. sarutaro

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    Thank you for your comment. I am learning every day.
    I might try whether I can make it or not.

    Thanks again. Sarutaro
     
  5. TheQuest

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    Hi, sarutaro

    We all learning all the time, unless someone thinks they know it all and then they find their in for a rude awaking. :rolleyes:

    You are most welcome.

    Take Care,
    TheQuest :cool:
     
  6. Christopher_NC

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    A drive may not be a drive

    Yes, but even the venerable staff who writes True Image calls many partitions "drives." Even directories created during a TI file restoration to a new location are named, for example:

    Drive(H)

    If you want to be this precise...and so love learning...

    Regards
     
  7. GroverH

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    sarutaro,
    Just a little reminder, if your hard drive fails, you have lost your backup files. Hopefully, you have considered copying them to some another internal or external drive or as a last resort, copying files to DVD.
     
  8. sarutaro

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    Backup failed. 77GB was not enough for 110 GB data.
    I might try after buying USB HD system.
    Thanks for all your comments.
    Sarutaro
     
  9. TheQuest

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    Hi, Christopher_NC

    I am not to blame for them writing it that way and have written it wrong. :rolleyes:

    But I do understand why they have written it that way, but you do not seem to see why. :cautious:

    Take Care,
    TheQuest :cool:
     
  10. Christopher_NC

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    Well, I'm game. Is it, because the source of the files was...Drive H?;)
     
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