1.    15 Feb 2017 #1
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    NO !! Do NOT Defrag SSD's !!

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  2.    15 Feb 2017 #2
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    In the search box in the upper right corner of this page type in defrag SSD and search. About 20 threads come up, such as:

    Should SSD's be defragmented
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  3.    15 Feb 2017 #3
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    I always use Samsung magician software to optimize SSD. Never tried defrag through windows though
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  4.    15 Feb 2017 #4
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    Ha, glad we cleared that up. Article from 2012.

    NO !!  Do NOT Defrag SSD's !!
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  5.    15 Feb 2017 #5
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    This has been common knowledge even before this article was written (2012) and those drives that he recommends were made before 2010.

    I'm not sure how you would go about defragging a SSD in Win 10, you can optimize it which just runs trim.
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  6.    15 Feb 2017 #6
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    Hi,

    Quote Originally Posted by sml156 View Post
    This has been common knowledge even before this article was written (2012) and those drives that he recommends were made before 2010.
    I'm not sure how you would go about defragging a SSD in Win 10, you can optimize it which just runs trim.
    Windows' Defrag.exe won't let you defragment SSDs but third party utilities will.

    The best way IMHO is using caching software that prevents fragmentation on any type of drive.

    To the question about whether or not you should defragment a SSD, I'd say normally not for our end user kind of use.
    Would it kill the drive if you do ? Nope, not at all.
    Would you notice a speed difference ? Most probably not.

    Cheers,
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  7.    15 Feb 2017 #7
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    Hello wen,

    In addition, you should TRIM SSDs instead of defrag.

    Optimize and Defrag Drives in Windows 10
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