Closed 2TB hardrive how should it be partition for Video up loads mainly. Tags: Western Digital Partition Video Computer Storage Last response: February 8, 2012 5:29 PM in Storage Share bosa February 7, 2012 5:22:02 PM I am installing a new hardrive on my dads computer a WD black 2TB drive I have yet to use a hard drive this big ever before and am wondering how I should partition it. Also he plan on up loading a lot of old videos on to the computer I am considering not partitioning it at all is this a good idea? I have not partition a hardrive is over 10 years so if there is anything I should really know that is new would be much appreciated. More about : 2tb hardrive partition video loads RealBeast a c 233 G Storage February 7, 2012 10:51:43 PM I would vote for not partitioning, no real advantage and just more places to search to find stored data. Best solution omega21xx February 7, 2012 11:25:51 PM Unless you plan to install an OS on it don't worry about partitions. No real advantage unless you need them for a specific task, which just storing files wouldn't require a new partition. Related resources 2TB showing up as 1TB?? - Forum Can You Do SSD Cache with HDD over 2TB on Gigabyte MB - Forum Advice for Gaming Rig £1500, mainly Case, Fan & PSU - Forum How should I split my 2TB HDD? - Forum 2nd hardrive not recognised anymore - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bosa February 8, 2012 2:24:56 AM Best answer selected by Bosa. Mousemonkey February 8, 2012 5:29:26 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMoved OS hardrive to new system, wont boot ForumBootdrive larger than 2TB ForumShould I bother with a Raid setup for a mainly gaming rig? ForumHow should I set up a second hardrive ? ForumPlease clarify how best to partition RAID 0 drive set up Forum2TB in RAID 0? Not so fast. ForumRecovering a deleted partition off an external ForumHigh-End personal Workstation Guidance ForumIs the WDD WD20EARX 6Gbps 2TB Caviar Green the right choice for media? ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumWhich one of these optical disk drives should I purchase for gaming? ForumSeagate hardrive 320gb showing only 30gb ForumHow to merge several Video clips into 1 DVD Forum[Solved] Should I download my games on my HDD but install them on my SSD? ForumShould I continue using RAID 1 More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !