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Old 02-05-2004, 01:09 PM   #11
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NTFS is better with space, and it'* more secure. Other then that i dunno..
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Old 02-05-2004, 01:12 PM   #12
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We all should be prepared for something new soon anyway.

WinFS

It'* just like NTFS with some tweaks.

Or just go with a Linux partition.
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Old 02-05-2004, 01:21 PM   #13
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Actually WinFS is pretty much NTFS that'* one big SQL conglomeration. Better for searching i guess.
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Old 02-05-2004, 06:17 PM   #14
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Well, the HDD is a 7200RPM ATA/100 Maxtor. If it'* the general opinion that I should leave it FAT32 for gaming, (I install all my games on that drive) I will. But, I just got a new primary drive, 7200RPM ATA/133 Maxtor. Would that one be better in FAT32 for gaming?
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Why do you want to use NTFS? I've used it at home before but found that any gameing is noticeably hindered by that format.
I'll second that. There is a whole world of more things going on in that file system than FAT32. Not only does it perform checks, but a registry value and temp is written for each occurrence, as well as archive bits set in memory, and then flushed when you shut down. It'* crazy.
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Is it just me, or does anyone else not notice a difference. My games run perfectly normal. I play UT2k3 and Rainbow 6 and stuff. It runs great.
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Is it just me, or does anyone else not notice a difference. My games run perfectly normal. I play UT2k3 and Rainbow 6 and stuff. It runs great.
depends on the speed of your equipment also, but the few fractions of a second of lag in a game should go unnoticed
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Is it just me, or does anyone else not notice a difference. My games run perfectly normal. I play UT2k3 and Rainbow 6 and stuff. It runs great.
depends on the speed of your equipment also, but the few fractions of a second of lag in a game should go unnoticed
Exactly. 10 FPS lower makes no difference to me.
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Exactly. 10 FPS lower makes no difference to me.
10fps is my max anyways I was cheep and only got onboard 8meg graphics plays civ3 just fine all I care still wanna know why the "gamers" use winxp of any nt based os for games in first place
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Well, the HDD is a 7200RPM ATA/100 Maxtor. If it'* the general opinion that I should leave it FAT32 for gaming, (I install all my games on that drive) I will. But, I just got a new primary drive, 7200RPM ATA/133 Maxtor. Would that one be better in FAT32 for gaming?
The ata 100/133 thing doesn't mean much. They're still slow because of the channel they run off of. They all pretty much run the same, unless in a raid. Now the new 300mb/sec Sata drives...
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