chkdsk faster on defragmented hard disks?

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  1. pstein

    pstein Honorable Member

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    If I run chkdsk on a defragmented hard disk partition:

    Is this faster than on an undefragmented partition?

    Peter
     
  2. Neemobeer

    Neemobeer Windows Forum Team
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    If it's a spinning disk then yes it will generally be faster due to how the disks operate. If it's a SSD then you never want to defrag them nor do they need it.
     

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