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Do I Need to Use Samsung's Installation Disk?

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Is there any benefit to using the install disk as opposed to just formatting through disk management in Windows 7? This is a secondary drive, not a boot drive.
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use universalbootcd and make it bootable on an usb key
    
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Is there any benefit to using the install disk as opposed to just formatting through disk management in Windows 7? This is a secondary drive, not a boot drive.

None whatsoever. Using the install disk might even create a 100-300MB system partition so you might actually be better off formatting the drive inside Windows. Whoops, thought you said Windows install disk. In any case, it doesn't really matter. Windows 7 and above creates 4K aligned partitions and that's the only critical thing you'd need to take care of in SSDs.
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