HDD defragmentation - with and without NQC tested

Posted on Monday, Aug 13 2007 @ 03:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
X-bit Labs published the second part of their series on defragmentation. This time they take a look at PerfectDisk 8.0:
The PerfectDisk 8.0 program that we picked for our today’s tests following our readers’ recommendations can be considered one of the most advanced tools. Besides the above mentioned service files defragmentation, it also knows to defragment NTFS meta-data, combines all the free space on the hard disk drive into largest possible blocks of adjacent clusters, supports fully functional management from the command prompt, and requires only 5% of the hard disk drive free space to operate. The latter feature makes its positively different from the defragmentation tool built into the Windows XP, for instance, which requires at least 15% of the hard disk drive storage capacity to be free for proper operation. This feature will definitely be very important for those users who are forced to use up almost entire storage capacity of their hard disk drives.
Check it out over here.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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