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Should sata aggressive link power management be left on or off?

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Installing my ssd right now and would really like to know.
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It really shouldn't matter much either way, but I'd leave it off on a desktop (where a few hundred mw doesn't matter at all), and enabled on a laptop (where every mw counts toward battery life).
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