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PC Speed

PC speed is determined by three things: the CPU, the memory and the disk drive(s). The CPU operates at speeds of a fraction of a billionth of a second. Condusiv Technologies PC Speed SolutionsThe memory operates at speeds of one hundred-millionth of a second. (That's fast).

The disk requires hundredths of a second for each operation. (That's slow.) The disk is a million times slower than the next fastest component. So, if you’re assessing the reason for slow PC performance, you should first consider the disk.

If CPU speed is cut in half, and memory speed is cut in half, PC speed will still seem downright peppy so long as the disk is running at full speed. But if that disk slows down, even a little bit, you—and the users you support—will notice it. And if it slows down a lot, you really notice it.

How can I get my PCs and laptops back to peak performance?

The primary reason a disk slows down is fragmentation. Fragmentation is essentially little bits of data or information that are spread over a large disk area causing the hard drive to work harder and slower than it has to just to read a single file.

Disk fragmentation is a natural occurrence and is constantly accumulating each and every time a computer is used. When files are saved in small pieces scattered across the hard drive, the system must work harder to locate the exact data and put it back together. No wonder Windows systems slow down over time!

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A single fragment requires one hundredth of a second to retrieve, so two fragments take two hundredths of a second, a hundred fragments take a whole second, a thousand fragments take ten seconds—the math is daunting.

Diskeeper® finds all the pieces of a file and puts them all back together in one place—creating contiguous files.

Diskeeper Proactively Improves PC Performance

Diskeeper is the ultimate performance optimizer for PCs and laptops. It stores files contiguously, end-to-end without fragmentation, so you get faster PC—without effort on your part.

A contiguous file can usually be read by a system in one disk operation—a hundredth of a second. And if files can be retrieved in a hundredth of a second each instead of seconds or even minutes, slow PCs will be fast once again, as though they are brand new.

What is it worth to you to have your PCs and laptops running like new again? It means the HelpDesk is free from persistent calls around performance, and it means the useful life of your Windows systems is dramatically prolonged—saving IT budget for more strategic initiatives.

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