Hitachi 160GB HDD NTFS Allocation Unit Size Recommended Tags: Hard Drives Hitachi NTFS Partition Format Storage Last response: August 15, 2010 3:07 PM in Storage Share lakijf August 15, 2010 2:38:51 PM Hello, I want to format and Partition a Hitachi 160GB Internal HDD (To be used as an Externally connected HDD) into into 3 partitions, which should have two partitions of 50GB each.Please help me with the instructions. Thanks & Regards Laki More about : hitachi 160gb hdd ntfs allocation unit size recommended sminlal a c 414 G Storage August 15, 2010 3:07:11 PM Attach the hard drive to the computer. Start Disk Management (Start -> right-click "My Computer", select "Manage" -> click "Disk Management" in the left pane. Scroll down in the RIGHT pane if necessary to find your new drive. Right-click on the drive to create the volumes you want and format them. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBest Practices for a Storage Partition Vista/Win7 NTFS Allocation unit ForumCluster ( allocation unit ) size for NTFS in Windows 7 ForumAllocation Unit Size (Formatting 500GB) ForumX25-M allocation unit size ForumWhat size should I use for file allocation size 300 gb disk ForumRAID-5: StripeSize and allocation unit size ForumAllocation unit size ForumBlock Size Forum160GB HDD on XP ForumWestern Digital Blue 500gb SATA3 or Hitachi Deskstar 1TB SATA2 ForumWhich HDD do you suggest? and what set-up? Forumlimitation : File size and total number of files in NTFS ForumCHKDSK found errors ForumRAID 0 Cluster size change ForumAdding second HDD to old machine with both PATA and SATA connections ForumHave to reformat a 3TB Hitachi drive ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumExFAT vs NTFS ForumCloning HDD to SSD on windows 7 help ForumHard drive size vs. volume capacity huge difference (multiple hundred GBs)... More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !