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#1 Posted by Orange (230 posts) -

I'm not referring to the brand, but what you have actually named it.

I just got a new external hard drive and was wanting to name it something video game-related but I can't choose between the options. It's killing me.

Proceed with your hard drive names!

#2 Posted by killacam (1321 posts) -


#3 Posted by Sploder (918 posts) -

HxC Motherfucker

#4 Edited by Zelyre (1407 posts) -

256 SSD, 128 SSD, Raptor, Storage on my gaming PC.

128 SSD, TV1 2tb, TV2 2tb, Movie1 2tb, Movie2 2tb, Temp 1tb, Storage 2tb, Images 1tb on my home server.

Tardis, Bootcamp, Storage, NTFS on my Macbook

Not horribly interesting. At once point, I had a second gaming PC for guests. PCs were named Gaspar, Melchior, and Balthazar.

I go swimming through so many hard drives, I need to know what's on it once I've mounted it.

#5 Posted by AlexW00d (6803 posts) -

Local Disk.

#6 Posted by 71Ranchero (3216 posts) -


#7 Posted by ClairvoyantVibrations (1022 posts) -

@Atramentous said:


#8 Posted by myketuna (1785 posts) -

Local Disk (C:)

My external silver-colored Seagate drive is called "Silver Bullet". Because I thought it was clever.

#9 Posted by FritzDude (2316 posts) -

(C:) & (D:)

#10 Posted by thebeastwithtwobacks (145 posts) -

I named mine "My Very Existence". Seemed appropriate

#11 Edited by WickedFather (1694 posts) -

Sataday Girl and Son-of-Sata. And that's true.

#12 Posted by Irvandus (3106 posts) -

Hardest Drive

#13 Posted by zoozilla (1004 posts) -


#14 Posted by SJSchmidt93 (4998 posts) -

This is stupid.

#15 Posted by SuicidalSnowman (467 posts) -


Also I named my backup storage unit "The Ark"

#16 Posted by ShockD (2486 posts) -

Local Disk. They've always been local disks for me, even the external drive.

#17 Posted by HatKing (6524 posts) -

Nothing too clever on the PC, generally just let it stick to whatever it defaults to. But, on the 360, I thought it was weird that it asked me to name it so I name it "Jim". Jim, unfortunately, was kidnapped. His son took over his spot though, Jim Jr.

#18 Posted by MrKlorox (11142 posts) -

I name them based on the operating system and content. Such as "Win7" for the drive that holds my windows installation and most programs. "Win7 Games" for the drive that holds the games to that installation of windows, and Steam. And "Storage" for music and videos and miscellaneous crap. No SSDs yet.

#19 Posted by damnboyadvance (4172 posts) -

"Hard like my dick drive."

Nah, I just use the factory name.

#20 Posted by NoCookiesForYou (843 posts) -

I name my harddrives based on norse mythology. My C: is called Odin and i store my games in hdd that i've named Valhalla.

#21 Posted by ervonymous (1299 posts) -

Local Disk and Shite.

#22 Posted by Mackinder (77 posts) -

C, D, E, F, G.

One day I'll have a H.

#23 Posted by gakon (2008 posts) -

My hard drive is named "Macintosh HD", because, y'know. Pretty much all of my external devices/drives have Starfleet designations for names. My thumb drive is NX-74205.

#24 Posted by akeripper4 (166 posts) -

a mixture of favorite pornstars and internet names: devinn, inari, skin, zochvina, zoch

#25 Posted by natetodamax (19421 posts) -


Wow, that's literally the name of my Xbox hard drive. I'm not sure why I renamed it to that... I don't know.
#26 Posted by MrKlorox (11142 posts) -
@Voxel said:


Wow, that's literally the name of my Xbox hard drive. I'm not sure why I renamed it to that... I don't know.
Please tell me your PS3 hard drive is named Squiggy.
#27 Posted by Dagbiker (7022 posts) -

Me and My Dad name all our network stuff after robots/computers that take over the world.

Our first computer was named HAL, my Dads was named somthing I cant remember, My new computer is named GORT, and my Laptop is named WOPR

#28 Posted by CaLe (4319 posts) -

They can never just get along.

#29 Posted by mosespippy (4746 posts) -
  • Macintosh HD for the internal drive
  • Iniba for the time machine drive
  • Midgar for the external drive
  • Galia for the PSP memory card
  • Key Chain for the thumb drive on my key chain

I should probably rename my key chain one to be my name or address for incase I lose my keys. Macintosh HD could use a more interesting name too.

#30 Posted by Daveyo520 (7379 posts) -

The very creative name of C.

#31 Posted by Inkerman (1492 posts) -

@Irvandus said:

Hardest Drive

That's fucking brilliant.

#32 Posted by RazielCuts (3077 posts) -

issun for my usb stick, red-xiii for my slightly bigger red western digital and big-daddy for one of my terra's.

#33 Posted by believer258 (12980 posts) -

It's just called "Justin (C:)". I did that two years ago and have paid it absolutely no attention since; it is "C:" to me.

I have a second partition that used to be named "Music, Movies, Games (G:)"; the reasons should be pretty obvious but it now houses Ubuntu (...OK, not really, but that would take a long time to explain) as well as my movies.

I have third that the damned Windows 8 Beta created that's just a recovery partition. I formatted that sucker but it's still called "HDDRECOVERY (K:)" and has... stuff on it. I've got to rename it something creative along with the other two because of this thread now.

#34 Posted by iam3green (14368 posts) -

D is main one and then k is the new hard drive. the main one would be C but friend made the portion for windows called C.

#35 Posted by StarvingGamer (9201 posts) -

PC: Izumi
Laptop: Ryoko
iPad: Hikaru

#36 Posted by SexyToad (2939 posts) -

@Skyfire543 said:

@Atramentous said:


#37 Posted by Apparatus_Unearth (3544 posts) -


#38 Posted by Isaiah (178 posts) -


#39 Posted by Canteu (2891 posts) -

Local Disk (C:)

Not sure why you would need to name it.

#40 Edited by artofwar420 (6905 posts) -

"None shall disturb the triumvirate."

Other times I switch it to:

"Eternal Jimmies."

#41 Posted by ajamafalous (12515 posts) -

Local Disk (C:) and Local Disk 2 (G:)

#42 Posted by Hilikus (285 posts) -

OS (C:)

Local Disk (D:)

#43 Posted by SoldierG654342 (1865 posts) -

@Irvandus said:

Hardest Drive

When I get a new computer, I'm naming one of the drives that.

#44 Posted by Stonyman65 (3081 posts) -

Local Disk (C:) and Storage (D:)

I usually have my C drive named "windows" or "OS", but I didn't bother this time. I just plugged it in and let Windows run the formatting wizard and I was done with it. The other drive I had to enable, so I just went ahead and chose D: and named it storage.

#45 Posted by Gantrathor (262 posts) -


#46 Posted by PillClinton (3358 posts) -

@AlexW00d said:

Local Disk.

This on PC. On Mac, HD 500. I know, I'm clever and imaginative.

#47 Posted by Vegetable_Side_Dish (1751 posts) -


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#50 Posted by _Chad (999 posts) -
@Skyfire543 said:

@Atramentous said: