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How do I know if my motherboard supports SATA NCQ?

And what happens if I run raid 0 with one hard drive that has NCQ and one that doesn't?
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post #2 of 4
Not sure on the what it supports but...
You must have 2 of the exact same drives to assure quality RAID) operation.

SATA II or SATA 3G standard supports NCQ (Native Command Queuing) so the question is does your MD support SATAII.
    
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Ok thanks. But I was pretty sure I saw some motherboards that advertised NCQ but only had SATA 150.
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my board supports it, and sata2, its the foxconn winfast nf4uk8aa, its an awesome board too
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