NTFS File System for Games?

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Nick718

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Ok, I need help..... I am about to install XP, and I need to know wheatehr to install it with the FAT 32 file ssytem or the NTFS system. I am a hardcore gammer, so I would like to know if anyone has had any problems using NTFS when it comes to gamming of any kind?
 
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Nick718

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Ok, I've decided to go with only XP. What i really need to know now is.
A. Will NTFS give me lots of problems when it comes to gamming?
B. If I have a secondary HD which is just for storage, and is already using FAT 32, will XP read it, and can I transfer files back and fourth?
 
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vince1956

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you would be silly not to install it as an ntfs...Much more reliable..:D
 
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Rootz

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Notice that several games (regardless of the file system you use) will not work properly if installed and/or run under a normal user account (you have to be a computer administrator).
 
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Highwind7777

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if you system is under 600mhz and u are using a 5400 rpm hard drive or slower on an ata/66 or slower cable, ntfs will be much slower....but u will not hit any problems..for gaming, the hard drive performance only affects loading times, not gaming or fps...
 

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