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Old February 13, 2013, 10:17 PM
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Honestly, I'm surprised people still "manually" defrag their drives... I never really notice any performance gains from it, and I've used PerfectDisk and Diskeeper in the past.
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I'd have to partially disagree with you JD. While a basic defrag doesn't seem to give much in the way of performance results, I have found that the boot file(s) defrag will make a computer boot faster. I haven't really used it on a Win7 or Win8 computer though so results may vary.

To the OP, defraggler is one of the best free ones out there so I'd say yes....it's worth downloading. Not sure you will see much in the way of real world performance results though unless your mechanical drive is nearly full and heavily fragmented.
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ok ! thank you guys for the feedback !
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I use it but I also like the auslogics disk defrag program


Its free and works great as well its usually what i use!
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I'd highly recomend defraggler.. best free defrag tool out there.. Piriform ftw <3
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There's definitely a performance gain to be had from defragging for the OP because of that 5400RPM laptop hard drive. As Nodscene mentioned there will only be a noticeable difference if the a lot of the stuff on that hard drive is ignored by Windows defrag (e.g. hard drive very full, very large files, hibernation file fragmentation, etc.)
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