Ext3 vs ntfs as windows app/games drive?
I am about to replace my current hard drive in my computer with a new Samsung F3 and I was doing some testing on my current drive using crystal disk mark. I tested my C: drive which has most of the disk space to see how fast it is after that I tested my G: drive which is a mounted ext3 partion. Well after some quick tests it seems at 50MB 4k reads are much faster using ext2 than ntfs .7~MB sec compared to .42MB sec for read while write is about the same. If I increase the size the advantage drops, but it could be that the drop is from the fragmentation(2GB/100GB free) and the the fact that it is at the end of the drive.
Has anyone else done testing to see if its worth using ext2 as a main partition in windows(30GBs for NTFS so windows can install)? I am really considering doing this when my new drive arrives, but I would hate to do it without additional input.