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NTFS vs FAT32. Speed Question

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I know that FAT32 is a faster file system than NTFS. What are the main reasons for taking the performance hit and using NTFS?
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Security and stability.
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Also - larger disk support (but I'd say the other two are the top).

Here's a comparison chart for the benefits:
http://kadaitcha.cx/ntfs.html
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My answere here:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Q_22033093.html  "FAT and NTFS on different drives, same computer; a problem?"
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DrDamnit - what was wrong with the information I supplied to you?
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