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Overclocking the Hard Disk, specifically Windows Partition!

Making Windows run Faster on an Old Fashion Mechanically Spinning Hard DISK(SATA,IDE type) can be accomplished by Overclocking the Hard Disk specifically in Windows Partition only!

Microsoft Windows NT based is normally installed on NTFS partition with a default cluster size of 4K(4096 bytes) the good side of it is that it simply doesn't get too full too fast, but the weaker side of it is that it becomes too slow and fragmented in a very small amount of time!

Too small not just because its running on a small cluster size (4k) partition but because it even compresses files smaller then they are when you don't access them frequently and then when you want to access them for the first time in a long time sometimes they become corrupted, broken, inaccessible, fragmented and unrecoverable!

Overclocking the Hard Disk, Specifically Windows Partition can be very logical and easily applied! As I have shown in One of my YouTube Videos how to install Windows on High Cluster Size Partition even though I have shown how to install it in a 64K cluster size for the sake that its possible, I would Only install it and run it in the range between 8k-16k cluster size partition simply to have less fragmentation on the hard disk and faster processing of files and data and also because many software programs designed for windows wouldn't be compatible on such a high cluster size as 64k!

Of course using higher then default cluster size partition would force the computer to write more data at higher block size at faster rate to the hard disk so I wouldn't install windows in higher then 8K(8192bytes) cluster size, its more then enough to feel performance difference even in the worst browser Internet Explorer!

When you are backing up data to an external hard disk its OK to to use the highest cluster size for a backup partition but when you are trying to run a Windows Operating System it has to consistently deal with Windows C:\ drive while its running so don't push the button if you want to use the hard disk longer (8K cluster size) should be more then enough to experience and feel a tremendous difference!

If you are wild like me and you want to experiment higher then 8193 bytes cluster size C:\ drive partition then your hard disk better be at least 7,200 RPM not 5,600 RPM!


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