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Free Partition A New SSD By Yourself

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2016-04-28 10:41:59 Posted by Barbie to Manage Partition

Summary:
EaseUS Partitioin Master is a freeware provided for users to partition a new SSD all by themselves. Using partition software is a good way to upgrade solid state drive to a new and large one.

I need experienced users to advice how should I partition my new SSD, because I have no idea about how to start. Do you know what partitioning tool is the best for average users to free partition a new SSD by themselves? I mean an extremely easy-to-use partitioning tool that requires little IT tricks.

Speed Up Your SSD by Correctly Aligning Partitions

Trying to make the fullest use of your new SSD? If you've had a Windows move from a hard drive to SSD, you must realize that the new SSD is experiencing downgrading performance with misaligned partitions. You need correctly align partitions on it and make sure that the memory is maximally used. Usually, an SSD starts its first partition after 64 blocks of data for optimal performance, which means sometimes if your SSD was formatted by something other than Windows's installer, it can be incorrectly aligned and will transfer data much slower than intended.

Free Partition A New SSD with EaseUS Partition Master

Thus, to speed up your SSD working performance, we can create an extended partition and then divide it into logical partitions by using EaseUS free partition manager. Learn the following steps.

Step 1. Install EaseUS Partition Master on your computer and launch it. On the disk map, you can see your disks information clearly. Disk 2, suppose to be your new SSD, now you can use "Resize/move partition" to resize it so as to create some free space.

create partition on SSD

Step 2. By shrinking the disk, you got some unallocated space showing like the screenshot next. Then you can create new partitions on the unallocated space now.

create partitions on unallocated space\

Specify the partition size and label a new partition drive letter, also you can choose a file system.

create partition with specified drive letter and file system

Step 3. After creating new partitions on the SSD, you can repeat the first step to adjust the partitions to the most wanted size.