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On 12/5/2018 at 8:31 AM, fattipants2016 said:

1.) Is there any way to override the default 3x duplication for reparse points? They're stored on my C Drive (I know, I know) which is backed up once a week.

No, This is hard coded behavior.  But this should be pretty small in size, so shouldn't be an issue. 

On 12/5/2018 at 8:31 AM, fattipants2016 said:

2.) Are files verified when they're balanced? Is that why my poor drives are pegged at 100% utilization? Again, any way to turn this off?

When they're accessed, when duplication setting change, when the pool is measured.  So, yes. But we do so in a very lightweight way, that minimizes disk usage. 

As for the second part, if you're using Task Manager to look at this.  DON'T.  100% utilization could mean 1B/s, or 500MB/s. it's based on the last 60 seconds of activity. So, it is very likely that it will be 100% most of the time.

A better way to tell how pegged it is, is to look at the disk queue length.  Generally, you want it at or below 1 per platter in the drive. So, if it's a 2-3 for a long time, then the disk is being worked hard.

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