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Hard disks (Computer science)

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View Resource Wise Drives

Appearing in the August 2002 issue of IEEE Spectrum, this article considers the potential advantages of adding processing power to computer hard drives. By shifting the burden of such common tasks "as searching and encryption" from the CPU to the hard drive, the author argues that significant performance improvements would be realized. Using a hard drive for more than just data storage would...

https://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/hardware/wise-drives
View Resource Smart Defrag 1.11

Disk fragmentation can cause computers to run at greatly reduced speeds, so it's nice to learn about the existence about Smart Defrag 1.11. This application will defrag users' hard drive and also help optimize disk performance. Visitors can also schedule defrag operations for certain times as well. This version is designed for Windows Vista, XP, 2000, and Windows 7.

https://www.iobit.com/en/iobitsmartdefrag.php
View Resource Smart DeFrag 4

Users looking for a free and effective defragging application should look no further than this handy device. Smart DeFrag 1.20 doesn't use up a great deal of RAM, and it has an automated system that continually defrags the files that are used most frequently. The program also comes with a scheduler and several other customization features. This version is compatible with computers running Windows...

https://www.iobit.com/en/iobitsmartdefrag.php
View Resource PC Wizard 2009 1.90

With so many free options for system utilities, it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. PC Wizard 2009 1.90 is a most worthy option, and visitors can use the program to not only detect hardware performance, but it will also look at hard disk performance, and display a graph to note how various elements in a given category perform. This version is compatible with computers running...

https://www.cpuid.com/softwares/pc-wizard.html
View Resource Auslogics Disk Defrag 3.0.2.40

When a hard drive is running slowly, it's usually time to think about running a disk defragmentation program. Auslogics Disk Defrag 3.0.2.40 is a good option, and with their drop-down menus, it's easy to look over the drives' condition, and then view the program's progress to keep track of how much of the drive is fragmented. After each defrag session is completed, an HTML report is generated for...

https://www.auslogics.com/en/software/disk-defrag/download/?...
View Resource Reboot Pro

Reboot Pro allows users to craft duplicate images of hard drives quite seamlessly. This handy tool supports a range of image files, as well, and the site also features a very useful FAQ section and online forum. This version is compatible with computers running Windows XP and newer.

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http://reboot.pro/files/category/7-boot-tools/