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I have a RAID-0 array running and using latest/greatest AMD drivers as well as the RaidXpert software/drivers by AMD. Here is my question:

Write-caching and NCQ are enabled on each drive in the RAIDXpert configuration but do I also need to enable it as a policy on the drive in device manager in Windows? Or does it not matter?

    
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No one has any input?!
    
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Ah come on, someone has to have some input!?
    
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Not sure, You might see a noticeable difference... not sure unless you run some HDD benchmark's?
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Not sure, You might see a noticeable difference... not sure unless you run some HDD benchmark's?
I'm not interested so much in the benchmark as whether or not it does or doesn't need to be 'enabled' in Windows also!

I realize that RAID Xpert determines how the chipset is configured so I assume this is configured at the hardware level and is present/working regardless of 'Windows'... ... but like I said...
    
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My input is.........

You haven't tried it yet?
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I can't remember - I know I had it disabled while doing some stressing testing, in an effort to try to preserve as much of the system data as possible (from BSOD's) but...

It's been so long. I haven't reinstalled/formatted/clean for about 1.5 years?
    
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It's been so long. I haven't reinstalled/formatted/clean for about 1.5 years?
That's close to ......dare I say in this company....a virgin!
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That's close to ......dare I say in this company....a virgin!
Hhaha.

It's just that I have a lot of data that needs to be reinstalled, I never made a primary image after a clean install/primary programs, last time I installed I went fro 2xHDD to RAID-0 and overall I'm super lazy at the moment....

I have a massive (little in reality to other people) eBay database I have of past/present sales, including all the original pictures, eMail & message archive, etc. Too much for me since I'm so lazy..... it takes a long time to put back together. =(
    
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