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Windows 7: Periodic performance drop for most video games, out of options.

21 Feb 2013   #11

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Erick Aguilar View Post
Can you explain something to me please?
If you don't need to defrag a Windows 7 system, why is the defragmentation tool available for use?
Defragmentation tool has always been there in all Windows OS and probably still there for if someone does a lot of file transfers, moving around. Of course Windows can get fragmented but nowhere near the extent it used to do in previous OS's.But personally i have only just recently done a format/reinstall on my own system and before i did i checked how bad fragmentation was on both my primary and secondary HDD's and both were 1 - 3% fragmented. And that is after almost 2 years of usage. I don't even have anything set on my system to auto defrag either.

Basically all i was saying was it isn't really necessary these days and even more so with SSD's. God forbid if someone would use Windows defrag on an SSD...

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05 Mar 2013   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 (64bit)
 
 

Sorry for the late reply, busy with some stuff.

Anyway I think it actually happens after a certain number of system restarts rather than a number of days, a day after the problem went away I tried installing Ubuntu (it sucks by the way) and had to restart the PC several times, and the problem was back again.

Someone suggested a power issue. What's your take on that?
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