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Any reason not to format my new external drive as exFAT?

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2 years ago#1
I just got a new external hard drive, 3TB. When I chose to format it, I noticed exFAT is an option, and from what I have read, exFAT is generally better than NTFS, and is even supported for external drives by Windows XP as long as it's updated properly.

Is exFAT actually better? Are there downsides?
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2 years ago#2
Aside from issues dealing with OSes that aren't Windows no.
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