Partitioning

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USB-HDD

Partition scheme for BIOS or UEFI with Master Boot Record and single partition starts from sector 64 in the first partition record of the partition table

USB-HDD/256

Partition scheme for BIOS or UEFI with Master Boot Record and single partition starts from sector 256 in the first partition record of the partition table

USB-HDD+

Partition scheme for BIOS or UEFI with Master Boot Record and single partition starts from sector 64 in the last partition record of the partition table

USB-HDD+/256

Partition scheme for BIOS or UEFI with Master Boot Record and single partition starts from sector 256 in the last partition record of the partition table

USB-ZIP

Partition scheme for BIOS or UEFI without Master Boot Record and single partition beginning from the 1st sector of the media

Partitioning Comparison

USB-HDD USB-HDD/256 USB-HDD+ USB-HDD+/256 USB-ZIP
MBR presents Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Partition location, ID 0 0 3 3
First Partition Sector, LBA 64 256 64 256
First Partition Sector, CHS 0/1/1 0/4/5 0/1/1 0/4/5