Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Software News › [Piriform] Defraggler v2.01 released!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Piriform] Defraggler v2.01 released! - Page 2

post #11 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by AMD2600 View Post
MyDefrag is very good because it does more than just defrag. It will rearrange files so access times are faster.
Isnt that what every defrag program does ?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[Intel i5 2500k] [ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3 Micro ATX] Intergrated Gpu [G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB DDR3 1600] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
[Crucial M4 60GB.] & [Crucial M4 128GB.] [Windows 7 64 bit] [Crossover LED-P 27"] [SIIG] 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
[SeaSonic X750 Gold ATX12V V2.3/EPS 12V V2.91 ... [Fractal Design Define Mini] [Logitech G9x] [Generic] 
Audio
[SupremeFX X-Fi 2] 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[Intel i5 2500k] [ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3 Micro ATX] Intergrated Gpu [G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB DDR3 1600] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
[Crucial M4 60GB.] & [Crucial M4 128GB.] [Windows 7 64 bit] [Crossover LED-P 27"] [SIIG] 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
[SeaSonic X750 Gold ATX12V V2.3/EPS 12V V2.91 ... [Fractal Design Define Mini] [Logitech G9x] [Generic] 
Audio
[SupremeFX X-Fi 2] 
  hide details  
Reply
post #12 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice View Post
$25 for something that Windows does natively and invisibly?

Sign me up.

Edit: Nevermind, I see that that's for "priority support" what kind of tech support will you need for defragging software?

Edit2: Even free it's not worth the time. You will waste more time downloading and installing this software than you will ever save by having your files defragged.
+1

Scam.

Manually defragging will do nothing for you. Though if you have OCD I'm sure it will keep you smiling.
K42JV
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i5 450m 335m 2gb WD 3200 
Optical DriveOSMonitor
DVD W7 32 14" 1366x768 
  hide details  
Reply
K42JV
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i5 450m 335m 2gb WD 3200 
Optical DriveOSMonitor
DVD W7 32 14" 1366x768 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 45
Does Defragging actually do anything?
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3930K @ 4.4Ghz ASrock X79 Extreme6 PNY GTX 980Ti @1400Mhz GSKILL 2x8GB 2133Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial M4 128GB WD 7200RPM 640GB Corsair H100 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Acer P235H 23" 1080p Dell 24" 1200p  E-Element RGB Antec HCG-750w 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair Obsidian Series 550D Logitech MX518 Steel Series 5L Hifiman he 400  
AudioAudio
Asus Xonar DX M-Audio AV40 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600@3.2 Asus P5Q Pro EVGA GTX 570 4GB OCZ Reaper 1096MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Patriot SSD WD 7200RPM 640GB WD External 2TB USB3 DVD R/W+ 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Xigmatech S1283w/bracket Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Acer P235H 23" 1080p Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec HCG-750w Antec 900 Logitech MX518 Steel Series 5L 
AudioAudio
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro-80 Asus Xonar DX 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3930K @ 4.4Ghz ASrock X79 Extreme6 PNY GTX 980Ti @1400Mhz GSKILL 2x8GB 2133Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial M4 128GB WD 7200RPM 640GB Corsair H100 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Acer P235H 23" 1080p Dell 24" 1200p  E-Element RGB Antec HCG-750w 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair Obsidian Series 550D Logitech MX518 Steel Series 5L Hifiman he 400  
AudioAudio
Asus Xonar DX M-Audio AV40 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600@3.2 Asus P5Q Pro EVGA GTX 570 4GB OCZ Reaper 1096MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Patriot SSD WD 7200RPM 640GB WD External 2TB USB3 DVD R/W+ 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Xigmatech S1283w/bracket Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Acer P235H 23" 1080p Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec HCG-750w Antec 900 Logitech MX518 Steel Series 5L 
AudioAudio
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro-80 Asus Xonar DX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by kaxel View Post
Does this do anything the Windows Defrag doesn't?
Nope. Just as useful as mcafee.
post #15 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by ALiShaikh View Post
Does Defragging actually do anything?
The answer isn't as simple as yes or no.

Yes, if there is a file in a billion little pieces, turning it into one piece will improve performance.

---

No, since all modern OS's and file systems actively prevent fragmentation and the side-effects of fragmentation using the abundance of system memory machines have these days.

Defragging is voodoo tweaking, it doesn't do anything, and it lowers the lifespan of a HDD since a considerable more amount of work is done to the HDD than is necessary. The best way to go about this is to do nothing, since the people that develop OS's are very intelligent and have already come up with the best solutions.
post #16 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by CorkyFan View Post
The answer isn't as simple as yes or no.

Yes, if there is a file in a billion little pieces, turning it into one piece will improve performance.

---

No, since all modern OS's and file systems actively prevent fragmentation and the side-effects of fragmentation using the abundance of system memory machines have these days.

Defragging is voodoo tweaking, it doesn't do anything, and it lowers the lifespan of a HDD since a considerable more amount of work is done to the HDD than is necessary. The best way to go about this is to do nothing, since the people that develop OS's are very intelligent and have already come up with the best solutions.
Wow...
Mean Mango Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 @ 3.0 GHZ EVGA nForce 680i SLI NF68-T1 Revision 2 2X SLI EVGA GeForce 9800 GT G92 512MB@600Mhz 4GB OCZ DDR2 6400 Platinum R2 1GBx4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x Raptors140GB RAID 0 1x WD 1TB PIONEER DVR-112DBK 18X DVD±RW DL Windows 7 Ultimate x32 Dell 2007 FP 22" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell Extended Black USB OCZ 700W SLI GameXStream Black Honeycomb Cooling Cooler Master Elite 330 Black W/ Dust Screens Logitech MX™ Revolution 
Mouse Pad
Black GelWrist™ Mouse Pad 
  hide details  
Reply
Mean Mango Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 @ 3.0 GHZ EVGA nForce 680i SLI NF68-T1 Revision 2 2X SLI EVGA GeForce 9800 GT G92 512MB@600Mhz 4GB OCZ DDR2 6400 Platinum R2 1GBx4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x Raptors140GB RAID 0 1x WD 1TB PIONEER DVR-112DBK 18X DVD±RW DL Windows 7 Ultimate x32 Dell 2007 FP 22" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell Extended Black USB OCZ 700W SLI GameXStream Black Honeycomb Cooling Cooler Master Elite 330 Black W/ Dust Screens Logitech MX™ Revolution 
Mouse Pad
Black GelWrist™ Mouse Pad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #17 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by Coopa View Post
Isnt that what every defrag program does ?
Apparently not, before I got an SSD my windows boot time on my HDD went from 33sec to 26 sec, by using a MyDefrag script, I think the name was "Script that will actually make your system faster" and it did just that.
post #18 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice View Post
$25 for something that Windows does natively and invisibly?

Sign me up.

Edit: Nevermind, I see that that's for "priority support" what kind of tech support will you need for defragging software?

Edit2: Even free it's not worth the time. You will waste more time downloading and installing this software than you will ever save by having your files defragged.
Rofl, nicely done.


And overclockers saying that defragging isn't worth the time? What's next? Overclocking your CPU isn't worth the time?
My Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X3 720/(X4 @ 3.0 GHz) GIGABYTE MA770T-UD3P Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 (950/1435) 2x2GB G.Skill Ripjaw DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
WD 1TB 7200 32MB Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) Acer H213H (1080p) Corsair 750TX 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G5 fUnc Surface 1030 
  hide details  
Reply
My Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X3 720/(X4 @ 3.0 GHz) GIGABYTE MA770T-UD3P Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 (950/1435) 2x2GB G.Skill Ripjaw DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
WD 1TB 7200 32MB Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) Acer H213H (1080p) Corsair 750TX 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G5 fUnc Surface 1030 
  hide details  
Reply
post #19 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dock #89 View Post
Rofl, nicely done.


And overclockers saying that defragging isn't worth the time? What's next? Overclocking your CPU isn't worth the time?
It is not worth your time or money. Have you objective proven there is a gain?

What's the benefit? Little to nothing.
http://www.maximumpc.com/article/the...rag_difference
Once again...
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 [4.28GHz, HT] Asus P6T + Broadcom NetXtreme II VisionTek HD5850 [900/1200] + Galaxy GT240 2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaw X [1632 MHz] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel X25-M 160GB + 3xRAID0 500GB 7200.12 Window 7 Pro 64 Acer H243H + Samsung 226BW XARMOR-U9BL  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec Truepower New 750W Li Lian PC-V2100 [10x120mm fans] Logitech G9 X-Trac Pro 
  hide details  
Reply
Once again...
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 [4.28GHz, HT] Asus P6T + Broadcom NetXtreme II VisionTek HD5850 [900/1200] + Galaxy GT240 2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaw X [1632 MHz] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel X25-M 160GB + 3xRAID0 500GB 7200.12 Window 7 Pro 64 Acer H243H + Samsung 226BW XARMOR-U9BL  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec Truepower New 750W Li Lian PC-V2100 [10x120mm fans] Logitech G9 X-Trac Pro 
  hide details  
Reply
post #20 of 45
If defragmenters were useless, why does ext4 include an online defragmenter where as ext3 did not? Why was there a need to include a defragmenter if it was useless?

Fragmentation aside, thousands of files within a directory will still make a mechanical hard drive crawl to its knees on NTFS.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Software News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Software News › [Piriform] Defraggler v2.01 released!