File System: Fat 32 or NTFS

Which file system offers the best preformance for office applications and games, Fat 32 or NTFS?
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  1. F32, it is like an F16 but twice as fast (you can think of it as Mig of the gamer's file system).

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  2. NTFS adds a better layer of protection on xp boxes with multiple user accounts

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  3. Neither.

    Ext3 with journaling is the best.


    Everything else is a poor substitute.

    Like saccharin instead of sugar. Or skydiving instead of sex...

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  4. I personally think Unix File System rulez!

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  5. If you are the only person on the machine, or you don't have any files to hide from the other people on the machine, I prefer FAT32. AT least that way it is easier to boot with a dos disk and still access things.

    And if Joe downloads something on his desktop, and you want to get to it from your logon, you can't do it with NTFS, just gets in the way.
  6. (just in case you've missed the boat;)

    the question was about the best performance, not the "better layer of protection"

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  7. Office apps and games will run "jelly" slow on Ext3 (and that is in case if you could possibly get them to run at all on such system).

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  8. ""I personally think Unix File System rulez!""

    ...for gamez???


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  9. Oops, didn't finish reading the whole sentense... go with FAT32 if you're only playing games

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