Best defrag program now?

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by Hungry Man, Jul 5, 2011.

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  1. Hungry Man

    Hungry Man Registered Member

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    I'm sure this has been discussed here but I didn't see a recent post when I searched (maybe I did it wrong?)

    Anyways, looking for a defrag program just to run once a month or so.
     
  2. J_L

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    I'd say Puran is the best, because of it's level of features for free.
     
  3. Hungry Man

    Hungry Man Registered Member

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    Is the free version any decent? I'm not willing to pay for most software.
     
  4. J_L

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    Only difference between free and pay is commercial license.
     
  5. guest

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    Best paid: PerfectDisk Pro

    Best free: Puran (never tried), Defraggler

    My opinion. Feel free to argue against or in favor of it.
     
  6. Hungry Man

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    Perfect. Thanks, I'm giving it a try now.

    edit: Puran that is. Gonna look into PIOZR, any input on it?
     
  7. ichito

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    if I had to choose the best free it would be difficult to tell me - which?...Puran or UltimateDefrag. Both are very good even though each of them defragments differently...and therefore on one my lap I have UltimateDefrag and on two other (wife and son) Puran :)
     
  8. EboO

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    Puran defrag IMO.

    Piozr will optimize the files system.
     
  9. Hungry Man

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    Yes it looks like it puts the most used files on the outer rim of the disk.
     
  10. Night_Raven

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    Best: MyDefrag.
    Second best: Puran Defrag Free Edition.
    Period.
     
  11. Narxis

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    Paid: Perfect Disk 12

    Free: Auslogics Disk Defrag
     
  12. Hungry Man

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    I ran Puran with a boot defrag and it reduced fragmentation by quite a bit. Uninstalled. I'll use it again in a month or I'll try a new program then.
     
  13. guest

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    Agree, Night Raven

    MyDefrag is best Period

    Never tried Puran Defrag

    I only run a defrag about once
    every six months, I really do not
    see any difference in performance though

    I do it just to keep things tidy
     
  14. Hungry Man

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    I run it maybe monthly. I had been downloading a lot of games from steam/ putting a lot of media onto my drive... so I figured it was as good a time as any.
     
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    paid: perfectdisk 12 (though personally i like version 11 better overall) (and possibly puran free lol)

    free: puran hands down.
     
  16. Triple Helix

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    I use Diskeeper Pro Premier 2011 with Hyperfast for SSD drives and before that I have been using Diskeeper for 8 years without any issues with standard Drives.

    TH
     
  17. The Seeker

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    I used to use PerfectDisk 11 but since the upgrade to 12, I've uninstalled and let Windows 7 handle the defragging. Haven't noticed any system slowdowns since.
     
  18. valnar

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    What criteria are people using to say something is the 'best' ?
     
  19. PJC

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    As far as a De-fragmentation product,
    the Degree of De-fragmentation achieved, Low-Resource Impact etc. ;)
     
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  20. clayieee

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    Is puran great ? i used to run IOrbit Smart Defrag.
     
  21. subhrobhandari

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    Used almost every defraggers, but right now I am sticking with MyDefrag.
     
  22. valnar

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    Umm. they all do that, hence my question.
     
  23. Hungry Man

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    I assume some will defrag more than others, like you'll be left with x% after y% time?
     
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    Puran forever. :thumb:
     
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