This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

How much fragmentation before I should defragment?

#1LokiHero2Posted 8/26/2013 10:06:03 AM
I have 15% fragmentation on a 1TB hard drive, should I defragment?
#2XjphPosted 8/26/2013 10:16:59 AM
Assuming you're using a modern Windows OS just leave it on its default schedule and don't worry about it.
---
"Much as a spiders web, it began with a single thread." - Cilym
My Library - http://xjph.net/images/Library.jpg
#3DiamondDogsPosted 8/26/2013 10:54:00 AM
I'll usually defragment at 5 percent or more.
---
You get it started, and I'll run you over. That's the best plan I can think of.
#4fataliPosted 8/26/2013 10:58:35 AM
The system does this itself when you leave it alone for a while, unless you turn maintenance off. In which case, yeah, you should do it already.
---
Mystery is the source of all true science.