Formating for large files (what cluster size?) Tags: Hard Drives Formatting Format Storage Last response: August 5, 2012 8:31 PM in Storage Share chuckfinley July 26, 2012 6:28:36 PM What cluster size should I pick from the formatting options to format my 2TB drive that would only contain larhe files from 5MB and up or a drive that would only have large video files (50MB and up)? Thank you! More about : formating large files cluster size tomatthe a b G Storage July 27, 2012 10:13:37 PM Whatever Windows defaults to should be fine, there isn't generally a reason to mess with that selection except for on raid sets occasionally. chuckfinley August 5, 2012 8:31:38 PM thanks! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFormatting in 128KB and 256KB cluster size ForumExternal Storage and Cluster Size ForumDefault cluster size ForumRAID 0 Cluster size change ForumCluster Size ForumBest size cluster for NTFS partition ForumBest size cluster for NTFS partition ForumChanging cluster size ForumCluster size and performance ForumTo partition? and cluster size ? ForumHD failure, bad cluster size , need to resize to recover ForumCluster Size Forumntfs cluster size ? Forumcluster size ForumWindows 7/Vista/XP install on large cluster sizes ForumCluster (allocation unit) size for NTFS in Windows 7 ForumNTFS cluster size = IO size ? Performance gains? Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Forum[Solved] RAID 1'ing drives of differing quality and size ForumHDD Funk - Not sure what's going on More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !