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Windows 7: Which Allocation Size??

21 Apr 2017   #1
Mirghass Seven

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Which Allocation Size??

Hi guys! I am new to forums... I bought a HP v210w 8GB USB driver and i want to format it. I want to use NTFS filesystem but i dont know which allocation size i should choose. What's the difference? Which one is better?


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21 Apr 2017   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Welcome to the forum.

Unless you have a specific reason to do otherwise you should use the default of 4096 bytes. It requires quite a bit of knowledge of your specific situation to intelligently evaluate this and there is usually little to be gained.
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