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Old 05-08-2006, 03:03 PM   #13
Rob0
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Default Re: SiN Episodes Pre-Start Checklist

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Originally posted by MadMax:
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And the careful user knows that a good defragging is a must every two weeks anyway.
Last I heard, the NTFS file system doesn't actually fragment files unless it runs out of sufficient disk space, so it starts filling the gaps between files with parts of new files. So unless you're running low on disk space, there shouldn't be much fragmentation...
That's a myth; it's more resistant to fragmentation than, say, FAT32, but it's not invulnerable, and I don't find the disk space thing to affect it: I've got 50% of my HDD free but it still gets fragmented.

http://www.pcguide.com/ref/hdd/file/ntfs/relFrag-c.html
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