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Dual booting and EFI partition

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Getting ready to do a fresh install of Windows 8.1 and Yosemite onto a new single SSD. It'll be my first time with clover and a UEFI bios so pardon all the newbie questions.

Question regarding the EFI partition
When partitioning the new 256gb SSD, do I need to specifically partition the EFI partition or does clover and/or Windows create one during the install?

If created automatically during install, I can just do partitions and the install will repartition for the EFI artition?
Since OSX requires >200MB and Windows seems to install/create 100MB partition, is it ideal to install OSX first?

I read through a few pages of the guide but it seems more focused on dual booting with chimera/chameleon bootloader and unibeast installer. Also doesn't mention what to partition and how to partition for clover UEFI boot.
 

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Getting ready to do a fresh install of Windows 8.1 and Yosemite onto a new single SSD. It'll be my first time with clover and a UEFI bios so pardon all the newbie questions.

Question regarding the EFI partition
When partitioning the new 256gb SSD, do I need to specifically partition the EFI partition or does clover and/or Windows create one during the install?

The EFI partition is a standard part of GPT.

If created automatically during install, I can just do partitions and the install will repartition for the EFI artition?
Since OSX requires >200MB and Windows seems to install/create 100MB partition, is it ideal to install OSX first?

Yes.
 
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