1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Tucson
    Posts : 17
    64-Bit Windows 10 Home
       11 Aug 2015 #1

    Fragmentation Horror Story


    Due to a perfect storm of errors I had to do a clean install of windows 10 yesterday, though I noticed after reinstalling everything my computer was acting rather sluggish. I ran auslogics DiskDefrag and found that my hard drive was 24% fragmented and it got me wondering.

    What's the worst case of hard drive fragmentation you've had to deal with?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 293
    Windows 10 Pro
       11 Aug 2015 #2

    I haven't defragged a hard drive manually in many years. The automated runs by MS have proven more than sufficient with fast modern hard drives.
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 48
    Windows 10 & 8.1 & 7
       12 Aug 2015 #3

    It turns out I had quite a bit of fragmentation, Click image for larger version. 

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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Wolves, England
    Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM
       12 Aug 2015 #4

    I defrag once a month on my Caviar Blacks, both of my OS are on SSDs so no need there.
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