No, it is not necessary or recommended to defrag an SSD. Since there are no physical disks, there is not need to organize the data in order to reduce seek time. PNY SSDs have TRIM, which serves the same basic function to make your drive faster without subjecting the drive to the extra workload. Defragging an SSD will put undue wear and tear on the drive and may actually shorten its life.
Do SSDs require defragging?
Modified on: Thu, 11 Apr, 2019 at 10:36 AM
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