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Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST)
Native Command Queuing

Native Command Queuing (NCQ) is a feature supported by Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI). It allows ATA drives to accept more than one command at a time and dynamically reorder the commands for maximum efficiency. NCQ, when used in conjunction with a hard drive that supports NCQ, can increase storage performance on random workloads.

In order to take advantage of NCQ, you need:

Related topic
NCQ Overview

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Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST)

Solution ID: CS-012305
Last Modified: 23-Sep-2014
Date Created: 07-Jun-2004