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Old 11-24-2005, 06:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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what's the difference?
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Old 11-24-2005, 10:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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NTFS supports 64 bit and supports larger file names, file amounts...
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NTFS also supports encryption, has better security, and some more stuff. I forget we learned it in engineering. Fat32's partition table is very miniscule compared to that of NTFS. Irony is casual users hardly utilize the extra features.

Go with NTFS.
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The difference is... NTFS>FAT32
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NTFS manages files better though. when I was running the 40GB drive only, before I converted to NTFS it had 30GB used. after I converted, it became 20GB used, so I scored an extra 10GB.
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NTFS supports many things

Larger drives - Explains how you got your extra 10GB
Folder/file level permissions
EPS - Encryption file system
Better compression
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Also I forgot FAT32 supports duel boot
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so does NTFS, but you need OS's that support it.
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so with my sig rig i should do NFTS?
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Yes! It's faster than FAT32 as well.
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