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Windows 8 compatible defrag software for mechanical hdds?

  1. #11

    Posts : 153
    windows 8 pro x64

    I tried O&O defrag , it is so slow. Auslogic is better.

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  2. #12

    Quote Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
    I haven't used anything but the built in since the days of xp. I think defragging is generally overrated.
    Me, too! Back in the "old days" defragging was the "fix" for everything performance-related on a PC and I believe it was overrated. I use the built-in software and I get good results. Defragging an old 5400rpm drive isn't going to speed anything up...
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  3. #13

    I am using Diskeeper 2012 Home working just fine on W-8.
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  4. #14

    Posts : 153
    windows 8 pro x64

    Diskeeper seems to be the best for the moment. The built in defrag also is good enough.
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  5. #15

    iobit smart defrag working well here.
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  6. #16

    Posts : 131
    Win7-8 Dual Boot on a Commodore 64

    MyDefrag v4.3.1

    Been using My Defrag for ages, and it seems to work fine, thus far, with Windows 8 Pro.

    Quite zippy IMO too :)
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  7. #17

    Posts : 11
    Windows 8

    Defraggler for the win.
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  8. #18

    Posts : 59
    Windows 8.1.1

    Raxco Perfect Disk 12.5 here for the win!
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  9. #19

    Posts : 224

    tbh i've not defragged a hdd in the last 6 years, are we even suppose to do that these days?

    but ye i guess if you feel the need to...just don't do it on an ssd
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  10. #20

    Posts : 153
    windows 8 pro x64

    I tried and trialed several softwares and now my opions.
    Winners : smart defrag 2.7 for free software and perfect disk 12.5 for paid software.
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