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Defragging matters!
Authored by: DavidRavenMoon on Dec 14, '04 05:54:36PM

I agree. Especially for older Macs. When the drive on my G4/466 gets badly fragmented the whole computer runs very poorly.

Also when trying to work with audio files in applications such as Cubase SX, you can really see the loss of performance.

I still use Norton SpeedDisk to defrag (booting into OS 9) but it's getting long-in-the-tooth, and often has a hard time dealing with the thousands of files on a typical OS X hard drive.

The built in defragging isn't worth a hoot!

G4/466, 1 GB, Mac OS X 10.3.6

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