Intel® High Performance Solid-State Drives
Can You Disable Write Caching on Intel® Solid-State Drives?

Yes, you can disable write caching, but it is not recommended, because write caching improves disk performance.

Here are the steps to disable write cache on an Intel® Solid-State Drive (Intel® SSD):

  1. Go to Device Manager, right-click the Intel® SSD, and select Properties.
  2. Click Policies tab.
  3. Uncheck the option for Enable write caching on the disk.

 

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Operating System:

OS Independent

This applies to:

Intel® SSD 330 Series
Intel® SSD 530 Series
Intel® SSD Pro 2500 Series
Intel® SSD X18-M Series
Intel® SSD X25-E Series
Intel® SSD X25-M Series
Intel® SSD X25-V Series

Solution ID: CS-031690
Last Modified: 01-Jun-2015
Date Created: 04-Jul-2010
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