Late Afternoon Defrag Streaming

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  1. rgMekanic

    rgMekanic [H]ard|News Staff Member

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    Are the adrenaline packed, high tension livestreams of Hunt Showdown too much for you? Perhaps PvPvE gameplay just isn't your bag? Well fortunately for you, we're here to help, and bring you "twitchdefrags," a 24/7 livestream of a hard drive being defragmented. Let your cares float away as you watch misplaced files do the same.

    Who wants to make a stream of running scandisk on a monster drive?
     
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  2. virtualheretic

    virtualheretic Limp Gawd

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    Ive been running a full disk scan on an 8tb WD EasyStore for the last 6 days (computer I plugged it in to only has usb 2.0). that would have been a perfect candidate. lol
     
  3. EODetroit

    EODetroit [H]ard|Gawd

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    Oh what the hell.
     
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  4. jnemesh

    jnemesh [H]ard|Gawd

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    Almost as much fun as watching system update progress bars on my PS4!
     
  5. thecold

    thecold Limp Gawd

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    This seems a bit random.
     
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  6. RogueTadhg

    RogueTadhg [H]ard|Gawd

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    Woo that's some hardcore harddrive defragmenting
     
  7. atp1916

    atp1916 [H]ard|DCoTM x1

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    Should do BURST disk plotting next.
     
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  8. Vegas P11

    Vegas P11 Gawd

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    NSFW tag would help.
     
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  9. -Anomie-

    -Anomie- Limp Gawd

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    Almost as much fun as watching Prime run....... .
     
  10. seanreisk

    seanreisk Gawd

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    Somewhere, there's a construction worker looking at this livestream and thinking, "There are people who sit on there ass and get paid good money to watch this shit, and I work construction."

    But I promise you, in thousands of machine rooms across America, there are machine room operators who are thinking, "Fuck this, I could be working construction right now. I had a chance to join a union and do something productive."
     
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  11. Betaboy1983

    Betaboy1983 [H]ard|Gawd

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    I always thought you turned off your screen saver and all other power options and started the defrag when you went to sleep in hopes it would be done in the morning?!
     
  12. DF-1

    DF-1 2[H]4U

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    i've never defragged my hard drives, i have one thats been in use for 6 years.
     
  13. parawing742

    parawing742 Limp Gawd

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    I used to love watching the Windows 95 defragger as a kid. So satisfying to see all the bits get organized.
     
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    DKS Limp Gawd

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    Try watching a defrag on an 8088 computer with a 20 meg hard drive. So 1980's. But the question is not Who, but Why? Which is why I went to SSD's.
     
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    FrozenSteel Limp Gawd

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    I want to know what Hard Drive he's defraging! That thing is one loud monster (unless he has the mic sitting right on top of it.)

    And now its all making sense...

    "Q: Are you really defragging hard drives 24/7
    A: Good question. No. This is a hard drive defragging simulation stream. All the good feels, none of the poor tormented hard drives."
     
  16. knowom

    knowom Limp Gawd

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    Tormented hard drives just makes me think of great it would be if Saw voice over was applied to Microsoft's defrag program do you want to play a game on defrag hover over click let the games begins...
     
  17. NeghVar

    NeghVar 2[H]4U

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    The most fragmented HDD I have ever seen was that of an Email server.

    The old DOS defrag. Interrupt it in the slightest, and it restarts the whole process
     
  18. smoothmove

    smoothmove Limp Gawd

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    Still better than the news.
     
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  19. Grimlaking

    Grimlaking 2[H]4U

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    Defragments arn't all that bad to run. The old command line ones though are golden. Makes me want to run a defrag on a fully loaded VNX with a couple petabytes of storage. (though really can only defrag around 96tb at a time.. THANKS crappy file systems that won't let me have a single 3 petabyte disk as a Logical volume!)

    Ok yea that just sounds funny... but I bet someone out there would have a valid use for a single petabyte volume on a server or environment somewhere. I could see very large VM environments needing something north of 100TB on a volume. But that would be a stretch.
     
  20. SvenBent

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    Unless you are running a piss old OS or directly disabled it. This is being done for you automatically anyway for at least more than a decade.
     
  21. DF-1

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    hmm. i think the samsung software that came with my SSD disabled the automatic defrag, but i still have a 3TB HDD.
     
  22. GushpinBob

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    Something you'll enjoy (comes with sound too).