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post #11 of 22
You probably don't have enough room to defrag if you only have 2 gigs left?
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post #12 of 22
Get Diskeeper 2007. It defrags whilst your PC is running, without causing ANY lag in games, nothing. I use it 24/7

http://www.diskeeper.com/defrag.asp

If you don't want to do this, though (can't see why you wouldn't), every week I'd say.
    
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post #13 of 22
I have my Diskeeper set to defrag every two hours. No problems.
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post #14 of 22
I defrag when the analyzer tells me it's time. I also defrag my Counter-Strike Source maps every couple of weeks.
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Perfectdisk...every Friday
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post #16 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnRogers View Post
Get Diskeeper 2007. It defrags whilst your PC is running, without causing ANY lag in games, nothing. I use it 24/7

http://www.diskeeper.com/defrag.asp

If you don't want to do this, though (can't see why you wouldn't), every week I'd say.
Yep, I 2nd that. I defrag whenever I'm not doing much on the computer or when it's just idling. So quite frequently.
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post #17 of 22
I keep my media and boot drives separate so that I rarely defrag my media drive and I defrag my boot drive more frequently. This way, it takes much less time to defrag the boot drive. I have to say that I don't notice too much of a difference though.
    
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post #18 of 22
Every 2 weeks here and the Diskeeper is nice software used it before does defrag have an effect on bench scores like 3DMARK???
    
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post #19 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rick Arter View Post
Every 2 weeks here and the Diskeeper is nice software used it before does defrag have an effect on bench scores like 3DMARK???
I would have to doubt it that benchmarks focusing on benching CPU/GPU performance would be effected, if they were it would be pointless trying to compare the scores due to external factors like HDD (and the fact that it may or may not be fragmented)... this would disable a proper comparison...
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post #20 of 22
Thanks man
    
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