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Disable Write Caching on Intel® Solid State Drives


Last Reviewed: 21-Apr-2017
Article ID: 000006457

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

See the steps below 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.

Enable write caching