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Safest and Easiest Way to Partition SSD

Posted on Jan 24, 2018 by Jean to Partition Master

Summary:
This page introduces advantages of SSD partitioning with safe and easy methods to partition SSD with simple steps by EaseUS partition tool. Follow to optimize and partition SSD and improve your computer performance now.

Shall I partition my SSD or not? Help!

Recently, I bought a Kingston hyperX 3k 240GB SSD. And I want to replace the old HDD with it. But now I am wondering if I need to partition it. Is there any point in partitioning an SSD? And if so, how can I do the job? I really need experienced users to give me some advice.

Many users ask such a question: should I partition a new SSD? Actually, SSD partitioning has many advantages, so I recommend you to do it especially when you want to make additional partitions.

  • First, SSD partitioning allows you to have multiple operating systems on one computer. It is helpful if you want to run two versions of Windows, or Windows and Linux.
  • And second, SSD partitioning enables you to separate system and data. You can install Windows and your various programs on the system partition and store your personal data such as documents, pictures, music, and video files to a new partition. It is the best way to avoid unexpected data loss disaster caused by system problems. 

How to partition SSD with EaseUS partition tool

For most users, SSD partitioning is not an easy task. It’s not like making folders. You know, creating and resizing partitions is a hassle. So, finding a powerful and easy-to-use partition software is important. We recommend you to try EaseUS partition tool. It offers you two safe methods to partition SSD:  4k align SSD or to create or resize SSD partition in simple steps. Now you can learn the detailed guide. 

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Method 1. 4K align SSD - optimize SSD

According to 4K align SSD, it will help you optimize SSD drive and speed up your computer with faster running speed. Follow below steps to try optimize SSD with 4K alignment feature in EaseUS Partition Master now.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master. On the main window, choose "4K Alignment" feature.

4k alignment feature in EaseUS Partition Master

Step 2. Select the SSD disk you need to improve. Click "OK" to continue.

Step 3. The software will work hard on re-aligning your SSD partitions. After it finished, it'll prompt you the disk is correctly aligned. Click "Apply" to confirm the operation.

Method 2. Create or resize SSD partition

After optimizing SSD, you can now apply EaseUS partition tool to create or resize SSD partitions with ease now.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS partition tool. Choose the partition you want to change and select the right option to extend, shrink, move, copy or merge the partition.

Launch EaseUS partition tool to do SSD partitioning

Step 2.Drag the arrow towards right hand to resize the partition.

Drag to change SSD partition size with EaseUS partition tool

Step 3.Then click "Apply" to confirm all your operations.