H'drive partition?

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Postby Tolemac » Mon May 27, 2002 12:11 pm

Superior in what way? Sure it has better security functions, but overall that seems to be it. They both get the job done. 8)
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Postby datektrader21 » Mon May 27, 2002 12:21 pm

ntfs is supose to be a little faster is it not? the down side is on a duel boot system with say win98 you can't see anything in the ntfs format. Image
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Postby Tolemac » Mon May 27, 2002 12:23 pm

I did not notice it being any faster the one time that I used it. Then again, I didn't do any benchmarks on it either, so who knows. :?
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Postby Wyrm73 » Mon May 27, 2002 4:41 pm

NTFS has smaller cluster sizes on large drives/ partitions which makes for less wasted space by partially used clusters. That is the only advantage to the user who has no need for security. The down side is that there is a certain percentage of the drive reserved for the NTFS overhead so it may or may not save space on a small drive. I have noticed no distinct speed advantage.
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Postby somedude » Tue May 28, 2002 9:09 am

That, plus it gets less fragmented than FAT. I don't think it's faster either.
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