Which is better for TomTom one. FAT or FAT32?

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  1. DeeVine

    DeeVine

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    Title says it all :). So which is better?
     
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    no clue

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    I can tell you from my experience that FAT is better than FAT32.

    When I purchased my new SD Card, it was a FAT32 filesystem. I copied all my files and booted up TomTom. It works fine but a very noticeable speed degradation. When I tapped on a icon on the menu, it took about 3-5 second delay. I tolerated this for about 2 days and switched back to FAT. I can tell you, no delay whatsoever.
     
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    The card that came with my TT1 v2 was/is formatted FAT

    FAT is where it's at! You give up a little room on the card when you use FAT, but the compatibility with small, embedded o/s devices like a GPS, digital camera or MP3 player, will more than make up for the difference.
     
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    FAT works better for me too.
     
    farmecologist, Jun 27, 2007
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    ok guys, thankx a lot. Seems that FAT is faster :)
     
    DeeVine, Jun 27, 2007
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    I currently use a 4G card, FAT32 is the only option, when I gave it a try (FAT) few moment ago.
     
    lec510, Jun 28, 2007
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    Fat only supports up to 2gb. You have to use Fat32 with larger SD cards.
     
    futruballa, Jun 28, 2007
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