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Why are none of my files fragmented on new HDD?

Kumiko

29 months ago

Got a WD Caviar Blue 1TB EZEX recently and started moving most my games and other things onto it expecting it to at least be partially fragmented. (Note: All my files were on a SSD, now moved to HDD.) There is absolutely 0% fragmentation, which is great, but odd to me.

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  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

If you've never opened and resaved a file, there won't be any fragmentation. :)

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

Awesome :D I also noticed even when I play, the files aren't easily fragmented at all. I guess it's just a very good HDD. Thanks for the reply :)

  • 29 months ago
  • 1 point

You really don't need to worry about fragmentation :) windows should automatically defrag on a schedule, and it won't even affect performance unless it's at a really high fragmentation. So not much to worry about!

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