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Best Allocation Size for Gaming with SSD?

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What allocation size will provide the fastest loading times for my SSD? What is the default allocation size in Windows 7 for Disk Management.

Thank you!
Edited by Woundman - 8/23/10 at 8:45pm
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Let your operating system make it for you so that the data will be properly aligned. If your using windows, it will automatically make a 100mb partition.
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I think 4KB is the default allocation unit size.

I don't know if you'd get any different performance on another size...

Somehow I doubt it, but if you're keen you could benchmark it.
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SanDisk Extreme II 120GB SATA SSD Seagate Barracuda 3TB, ST3000DM001 Seagate Barracuda 2TB, ST2000DM001 Seagate Barracuda 3TB, ST2000DM006 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua tower air cooler Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Dell UltraSharp U2412M 24” Monitor Das Keyboard Model S Ultimate - w/ Cherry MX Brown 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
SeaSonic G-650 (80 PLUS Gold) Fractal Design Define R4 w/ Window Logitech G302 SteelSeries Steelpad Qck 
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