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Old 09-17-2012, 09:13 AM   #1
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If you do, how often? And whether you do or don't, why?
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Old 09-17-2012, 09:21 AM   #2
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ONLY my mechanical HDD.

Never, an SSD.

Mechanical drives about 2 or 3 times a year.
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Old 09-17-2012, 10:18 AM   #3
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What he said ^^^
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Old 09-17-2012, 10:46 AM   #4
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I'm running MyDefrag. Great program. I have it set to defrag every day with a more thorough defrag once a month.

My computer runs just as fast as it did the day I installed Windows.
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Old 09-17-2012, 04:14 PM   #5
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Defrag helps to extend the life of your HDD by moving the data into better areas on the disk for easy and quick access.

A defrag can help your read/write heads in the HDD from working so hard to access a file that is "all over the drive" hence, defrag will extend the life of your drive, but by how long?

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ONLY my mechanical HDD.

Never, an SSD.

Mechanical drives about 2 or 3 times a year.
I'll say. A Solid State Drive does not have read/write heads, so you dont need to defrag it.
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Old 09-17-2012, 04:15 PM   #6
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...defrag will extend the life of your drive, but by how long?..
12 to 15 minutes.
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Old 09-18-2012, 07:51 AM   #7
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No defrag for me since Windows 98
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windows 7 does the job automatically. so i don't
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windows 7 does the job automatically. so i don't
In fact, I'm pretty sure it actually is schedule in the task scheduler by default (that's how it does it "automatically")
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12 to 15 minutes.
well said if i do say so myself
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