Which is better mbr or gpt for back up drive on windows 7 x64 Tags: Hard Drives Windows 7 X64 Storage Last response: October 9, 2011 8:14 AM in Storage Share eddiebaney_77 October 2, 2011 1:46:20 PM which is better mbr or gpt for a back up drive on windows 7 x64 More about : mbr gpt back drive windows x64 sminlal a c 209 $ Windows 7 a c 415 G Storage October 2, 2011 5:29:22 PM If the drive is larger than 2TB, then you must use GPT. If the drive is no larger than 2TB, then there's no reason to use GPT and you might as well stick with MBR since it has less chance of incompatibility with other systems. m 0 l eddiebaney_77 October 9, 2011 8:14:37 AM Thanks, my drive is 2 terabytes 5900 rpm and for my back ups. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSet up drive as MBR which lowered the volumne to 2tb want to convert to GPT to get the full 3tb Forum MBR or GPT is corupted whit Windows 8 x64 Forum cannot convert GPT system drive back to MBR Forum SolvedCan I convert a MBR to GPT drive in Windows 8.1 Pro Forum SolvedCan I clone from MBR to GPT Hard Drive & Boot from GPT at start up with Dell Dimension 9200 (XPS410)? Forum Solvedcopy windows 7 install from mbr disk to gpt disc Forum Which one is better. MBR or GPT? Forum SolvedHow to install Windows 7 x64 in GPT mode? Forum How to convert a boot up MBR drive to GPT? Forum Can't install x64 on GPT/NTFS drive. Have UEFI mobo. What's up? Forum Windows 7 x64 cannot be installed on GPT partition style Forum SolvedPartition 1/2 the drive to back up OS X 10.6.8 & 1/2 for Windows 7? Forum Windows vista x64 or 7 x64 bit? Which is better 4 gaming? Forum Solvedback up to external hard drive in windows 7? Forum SolvedUnable to detect Hitachi Deskstar 2TB drive in Windows 7 x64 Forum Windows 7 cant access info on GPT hard drive Forum I hve a Windows 7 Home Premium computer whose MBR is corrupt. How would I create a new MBR if I cannot access the c drive on Forum I cannot boot to windows 7 on my back up hard drive Forum SolvedWindows 7 X64 freezes up after few minutes of use! Forum I just got windows 7 and when I was installing it an error came up saying "The selected disk has an MBR partition table. On EF Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !