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Is there any specific why having the tempDB on the C drive is more of a concern than the other default system databases (not from an MSSQL background).
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the system drive is already using a lot of iops (lots of read/writes), and tempdb is an io hog and while it is waiting for i/o to complete the database is effectively stopped  better to put it on a drive (physical) that is not already tasked with a lot of i/o activity.
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