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    No
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post #31 of 35
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Originally Posted by ACHILEE5 View Post
I wouldn't think it would defrag the SSD
And I do here what you're saying!
But I'm thinking the defrag is at more of a physical level!

But that's just a guess
Hmm.....maybe you're right.

Anyone else know for sure?
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post #32 of 35
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Originally Posted by EasyC View Post
Hmm.....maybe you're right.

Anyone else know for sure?
Only your F3 will be defragmented.
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post #33 of 35
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Originally Posted by thisischuck01 View Post
Only your F3 will be defragmented.
ok thanks
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post #34 of 35
TLDR thread.
There are already a billion of these if you search.

Even if you could coerce Windows' defrag utility to 'work' on your SSD it would be completely pointless. The SSD controller deliberately breaks up data and scatters around the drive to begin with at a layer that is transparent to the operating system. That, and the whole fact as to WHY defrag benefits mechanical drives completely does not exist in a non-rotating-platter, solid-state environment.
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post #35 of 35
Absolutely right, never defrag an ssd. This is what diskeeper have to say about ssd performance and how their software can help http://www.diskeeper.com/hyperfast/.
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