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Is it possible to create a partition only using certian sections of a hard drive? To clarifly- A hard drive disk is about 1.5" radius, can i assign one partition to use only the outer .25" of each disk? If there is a guide or Faq somewhere, please link. Thanks!
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You want to use the center of the platters for the fastest speeds. I believe defining a primary partition does this.

EDIT: My fault... fastest is the outer edge. Here's an FAQ: http://www.overclock.net/faqs/92471-...ard-drive.html
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