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27 Sep 2009  

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Ready on the left...

If Microsoft would adopt a modern FS, defragmenting would be a thing of the past. I had hopes with WINfs, but no joy... Linux really has the best FS with the ext file system... ext4 is flaming fast...
Sorry to break this to you, but there is no such thing as a non-fragmenting file system. There are ways to mitigate fragmentation (NTFS supports several of these), but those only work on small files. There is also a limitation of actual space on the HDD. Fragmentation is not something that is curable due to the way bits are stored on the HDD they will eventually fragment when files are added, deleted, changed, etc.

The EXT* file system fragments just as NTFS does.
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