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Tweaking SSD drives for less wear seems to be all the rage nowadays. On that subject is Write Caching still relevant on SSD drives? Does it make a difference if it is turned off?

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Most advise to leave it on, since write caching is a function of the OS and main memory and not the hard drive itself...hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1482813 –  Moab Nov 13 '10 at 2:14

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Assuming you aren't going to be hot-plugging drives, write caching should still speed things up, because writes are cached in main memory - SSDs are fast, but not as fast as RAM.

More information on how write caching works: http://www.pcguide.com/ref/hdd/op/cacheWrite-c.html

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