chkdsk faster on defragmented hard disks?

pstein

Extraordinary Member
#1
If I run chkdsk on a defragmented hard disk partition:

Is this faster than on an undefragmented partition?

Peter
 


Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
Staff member
#2
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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