Best partitioning for 200Gb drive?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by exoriare, Nov 11, 2006.

  1. exoriare macrumors member

    Oct 25, 2006
    Have ordered (though not yet received) the 2.33 MBP with the 200Gb drive and am already thinking about the best way to partition it. Partitioning should help increase the speed, but I'm also thinking about other things like Bootcamp etc etc. I'd be interested in other people's preferred partitioning for the 200Gb. Are there obvious things to take into account or does it just depend on your main use for the machine?
  2. gr8tfly macrumors 603


    Oct 29, 2006
    ~119W 34N
    Just depends on use. I don't believe partitioning will have much affect on speed these days. The only partitioning I'll be doing on my new (waiting on 17" MBP C2D) 160 is for BootCamp. I have an external 500, and it has one partition the same size at my internal 160 for block-copy imaging.
  3. T0mmyGunZ macrumors member

    Oct 28, 2006
    Long Island
    what does block-copy imaging mean, and how does it work? sorry im very nex to external hard drives

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