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Why don't you do some benchmarking with NCQ?

HD Tach.
Transfer of single massive file (defrag first)
Transfer of hundreds of small files (don't defrag)
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You should try what Duckie suggested here, he seems to actually kow what the settings do.... apparently it makes sence to leave Queuing on for sure... but you might want to turn off the Write and Read Cache on both channels on the Raid controller under Hardware Manager...
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post #33 of 38
My ncq is gray out.It's only for 10000 rpm drives?
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Originally Posted by USlatin View Post
You should try what Duckie suggested here, he seems to actually kow what the settings do.... apparently it makes sence to leave Queuing on for sure... but you might want to turn off the Write and Read Cache on both channels on the Raid controller under Hardware Manager...
No, no, no... I said turn off NCQ and turn on caching (like 3 times)!!!!


NCQ is not only on 10K RPMs. Most, if not all, recent hard drives implement it.
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post #35 of 38
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Yea Dickie that's what I did.. I am very sorry Alex... I was in a rush... but that is what I have on mine now... Queuing off and Caching on
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I actually got lucky on the first pair I RAID'ed... then I mixed and matched benching all of them till I got an other good one...



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post #37 of 38
A lot of drives ha?
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yup... but I am getting rid of two...
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