a) Adding two new filegroups
b) Adding files on those drives to those new filegroups
c) Moving two of the tables to those new filegroups
...But the real issue for splitting data across different drives is how much I/O there is to the tables in question. Even if they are large, that's not so much of an issue if they aren't used heavily. Look at which data is causing the main I/O.
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