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I want to reformat and change my cluster size from 4kb to a larger size and also create two or more logical drives does anyone have the exact steps to do this for Windows XP here are drive specs: WDC WD1600SB-01KBA0
Performance Specifications 160 Gig
Rotational Speed 7,200 RPM (nominal)
Buffer Size 8 MB
Average Latency 4.20 ms (nominal)

Seek Times (Average)
Read Seek Time (Average) 8.9 ms
Track-To-Track Seek Time 2.0 ms (average)
Full Stroke Seek 21.0 ms (average)

Transfer Rates
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA) 2,400 Mbits/s (Max)
Buffer To Disk 748 Mbits/s (Max)

What would My best setup for this drive and windows XP be (y)
 
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Just curious .. why do you want to change the cluster size? Patrition Magic always tells me that 4k is the most efficent size to use? :confused:
 
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