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Which "Format Removable Disk" Setting to use

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I'm formatting my 8gig usb and idk which setting to use for best performance.
In the allocation unit size, what should I choose. 2k,4k,8k bytes (#s rounded off) or 16,32,64 kilobytes

**Default allocation size is 4k bytes
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post #2 of 4
You should probably check default.
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well I know that, I just wanted to know if other settings would make a difference in transfer speed
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right now i'm copying 3 gigs and it says 20 min remaining...
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