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Offline Chris Thomas

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #45 on: February 07, 2010, 11:17:11 AM »
Agreed!

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #46 on: February 07, 2010, 11:42:36 AM »
guys, unless you have a 75% percent fragmented disk (which could be the sign of a defective hard disk  ;D) , the impact of fragmentation these days, with the speed of read/write/access times with recent hardware, is minimal, except at boot time may be. Once you're logged in, and your system drivers and services have finished loading, whether your system is properly defragmented or not doesn't make any difference anymore (ie applications start just as fast). So considerations like system files in the beginning of a partition etc...such considerations are completely outdated, it just doesn't matter anymore while defragmenter providers are still using the arguments again and again  ::)

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #47 on: February 07, 2010, 02:16:49 PM »
Thanks for the recommendation Chris I'm gonna save it via notepad!

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #48 on: February 07, 2010, 02:44:05 PM »
Nonsense. Being an enthusiastic gamer for quite a few yrs now(think 10+) i can certainly tell you defragging(or should i say optimizing file placement)does help with game load times and sometimes by quite alot. Same with apps. It's only logical that a program residing on a faster disk area loads faster. That is also why some people here reported a reduce in boot up time after they run Puran(Puran moved those system files at the faster hdd area).  Logos go and test your super dooper hdd and then come back and tell us the speed is the same on the inner and outer edges of the hdd. Cause it's not and never will be with classic hdd's. It's true hdd's are faster these days but they are still the biggest bottleneck in a system(by far). I agree that on Vista/7 the defrag does a good job(much better than on say XP) but it still doesn't do any file placement(or directory placement for that matter) which is where a program like Puran comes in. It's true newer hardware doesn't benefit as much with this but it still does. But anyone who has an older computer with an older OS should see quite a good decrease in load times. And yes even on my quad-core win 7 system i see a decrease in boot time if i let Puran do it's "magic". And since the program is free and obviously does a good job i see no reason not to recommend it to everyone.
« Last Edit: February 07, 2010, 02:45:57 PM by darth_mikey »

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #49 on: February 07, 2010, 03:23:37 PM »
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Nonsense. Being an enthusiastic gamer...

an enthusiastic fragger/defragger I would say  ;D  ::)

« Last Edit: February 07, 2010, 03:25:55 PM by Logos »

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #50 on: February 07, 2010, 04:33:20 PM »
Nowadays Games come in whopping huge size.....

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #51 on: February 07, 2010, 06:44:21 PM »
Yup. ;D


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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #52 on: February 07, 2010, 08:57:11 PM »
I have been using it for about a week now[that they have the free version]
and like it alot! I love the 'boot time' defrag.

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #53 on: February 23, 2010, 11:36:45 AM »
There is an update available now

Just run Puran Defrag

Click About Puran Defrag

Click Check for update

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #54 on: February 23, 2010, 12:15:08 PM »
Hi Chris Thomas,I have been reading good reviews on this.I only see a trial version option.Does it revert to free after the 30 days and do you get a nag screen after that.Just curious. :)

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #55 on: February 23, 2010, 01:38:52 PM »
@ cod head

Their download page is a bit terrible

You can download the Free Version here  8)

http://download.cnet.com/Puran-Defrag-Free-Edition/3000-2094_4-75115626.html?part=dl-6298149&subj=dl&tag=button

Actually,

Both Free Version and Paid Version offer the same features. There is no difference between them.

There is no nag screens or anything

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #56 on: February 23, 2010, 02:45:47 PM »
I just wish they'd hire a decent graphic designer. The GUI is really ugly and the web page looks like something from 1999. The program is excellent though, small and efficient, i like that.

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #57 on: February 23, 2010, 03:39:18 PM »
Thanks for the link Chris Thomas. ;D

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #58 on: February 23, 2010, 04:19:15 PM »
@ darth

Absolutely

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Re: Puran Defrag - Have anyone tried it out?
« Reply #59 on: February 23, 2010, 05:29:23 PM »
Puran vs PD........

1. PD while defraggin in real time takes around 33K of commit charge in XP........while Puran take 44K of memory in Vista.

2. Puran doesnt constantly run in the back ground.

3. Puran fails to defrag page file on boot time.

4. Drive map & statistics of PD is great........boot, rarely, page file, MFT, recently, modified files, directory........excluded.

Dont know whether to say that Puran is better........since tried it only for a day........but I have doubts..........just my thoughts.
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