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hmm...i wonder if the same hold true for mechanical drives? i've had it enabled for quite some time, never thought of testing the two, don't even think i've even seen any comparisons...

i was always under the impression AHCI was if you weren't running any IDE legacy devices and the OS supported it.
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hmm...i wonder if the same hold true for mechanical drives? i've had it enabled for quite some time, never thought of testing the two, don't even think i've even seen any comparisons...

i was always under the impression AHCI was if you weren't running any IDE legacy devices and the OS supported it.
"Not all users will see a major performance improvement with AHCI and a SATA hard drive but NCQ can be very helpful under the right workload."

According to this post located here
http://www.tweakwin7.com/articles/44...m-ide-to-ahci/
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