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A Tweaker's Guide to Solid State Disks (SSDs) and Linux

Jul 28, 2008, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)

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"Tweak #1: If your system motherboard uses a disk caching bus, change the BIOS setting from “Write Through” to “Write Back”. The standard practice on Linux with conventional drives is to set it as “Write Through” but the simpler architecture of an SSD results in poorer performance with this default setting."

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