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(Solved) - to improve HDD issue

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  • Started 1 year ago by PP3TNC
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PP3TNC
Posts: 212

did i had to activate the Turn Off Windows Write-Cache Buffer Flushing on the Device check box?
as i saw an article of improve performance..... it mention activate both box, but default is only writing cash activate

mine is WDC Green series
i usually turn off the power supply of PC when i am not using PC

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ispalten
Posts: 6259

This is all about when the cache gets flushed. It can be a performance item, but there is a RISK of not flushing it fast enough, data could be lost. On a busy system if it is OFF you could get into a situation that you'd power down before the cache gets flushed. Rare, but it can happen. Of course a loss of power would be the more likely case to cause this.

I'm on W8 now and I can't even find that stuff to check? I know it is somewhere?

Check these links though...

http://superuser.com/questions.....shing-mean
http://www.tomshardware.com/re.....911-5.html

It is all about data integrity vs. a small performance boost.

Irv S.

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