Hi..I wanted to buy an external USB hard drive strictly for storage, so just for holding music and video files etc, no programs. Which is the better option for me then, FAT or NFTS? Also, should I have the company that I buy the hard drive from format it for me in FAT or NFTS (for $10) or save myself the money and do it myself, if it's not too complicated? thanks
I have windows xp on an ntfs drive, but my 60gb is fat32 which has all my personal files, games, and music. There is 2 partitions on my 60gb, one ntfs for backups so not to have file limitations, and one ntfs for another OS.
Another note: NTFS is nice because it does not require defragging as often
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