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Is Native command queuing good for hard drive?

like the maxtor 16mb cache with NCQ
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yeps in some circumstances it greatly improves multitasking performance. 16meg cache is more important--I have these drives btw
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NCQ helps in sustaining transfer rates as well as compression, but sometimes HDDs without NCQ can outperform ones with it, it's not totally necessary to have
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