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FAT32 and NTFS are 2 main file system now. But you do not know much about them? Do them matter when formatting drives or replacing disk? Get more about the 2 files system: FAT32 & NTFS from the following.

NTFS and FAT 32 are available to choose when we format any storage devices. But what are the differences between this 2 file systems? It is similar to the different library: with same books but different from bookshelves position, size and management.
Different file system provides different ways of organizing a drive. It specifies how data is stored on the drive and what types of information can be attached to files—filenames, permissions, and other attributes. Windows supports 2 main file system: FAT and NTFS.

NTFS is the modern file system Windows likes to use by default. While FAT 32 is an older file system that’s not as efficient as NTFS and doesn’t support as big a feature set, but offers better compatibility with other operating systems.

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ssd recommendation-L FAT32 – Previous File System, Component of Intelligent Industriesssd recommendation-r

FAT32 was introduced all the way back in Windows 95. The well compatibility make all main stream system can make operation on all FAT32 partitions. However, FAT32 file size support tops out at 4GB and volume size tops out at 2TB. Or notification of space is not enough will be shown. This obviously can not fulfill the file size need nowadays. Besides, it lacks the permissions and other security features.

ssd recommendation-L NTFS – Perfect File System for SSD ssd recommendation-r

NTFS (New Technology Files System) is the newer drive format. Microsoft introduced NTFS as a component of Windows NT. The most outstanding advantage of NTFS is it does not limit the files size and partition size anymore. It make it easier when read/write large files.
Comparing with FAT32, NTFS supports LZ77 compression, AES encryption AND read/write control. Besides,  it minimizes the sector size to 4KB which is very important for SSD. All these prove that NTFS is a modern file system.




  • Works with all versions of Windows, Mac and Linux.
  • Also adapted in many intelligent industries like smart cars, smart home.
supports tops out at 4GB and volume size tops out at 2TB.Use it on removable drives where you need maximum compatibility with the widest range of devices, assuming you don’t have any files 4 GB or larger in size.
  • Works with all versions of Windows
  • But will be read-only in some Linux system
  • USB port in some computer gamers could not support NTFS.
No realistic file-size or partition-size limits.NTFS is ideal for internal drives including system disk.


  • Comparing with FAT32, NTFS is more powerful. Also it is sutiable for disk and partiton with large capacity. Besides, higher utilization and security and more stable make NTFS to be a more flexible file system.

  • If you are using Windows, NTFS is also the best choice. Also, it provides a better compatiblity for SSD: helps SSD get better performance on read/write.

  • Although FAT32 works with all versions of Windows, it is still out of date. Its performace can not fulfill the need of modern data transfer. Use it on removable drives, assuming you don’t have any 4GB or larger files.

  • When using Renee Becca to migrate syste, it can make perfert migration no matter you are using FAT32 or NTFS.

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