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Ok very descriptive title, I want to know how to SETUP my media STORAGE HDD, I will put every single thing in that HDD all info will be there, from small notes in notepad to HD movies.

So should I partition it? cluster configuration?
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wouldn't bother - keep it all in 1 partition, with default cluster size. No real benefit changing it at all.
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Reading something when you are about to load it won't be benefit if I change the size of the partion example 2x 1tb? less space to search "better" performance?
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not really - just keep the drive well defragmented
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Reading something when you are about to load it won't be benefit if I change the size of the partion example 2x 1tb? less space to search "better" performance?
Most of that only really matters if you are making it your OS drive. Even then it is only moderately helpful.

As far as access times, just don't fill it up more than 90% and defrag it every few months.
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Ok the experts have sopoken, I will leave it as 1 partition and with the default cluster that is...? sry which format should I use? ntfs or fat?
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Ntfs.
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