NCQ and TCQ Explained

Posted on Monday, Apr 17 2006 @ 15:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Everything you need to know about NCQ and TCQ command queuing tecnologies, which improve the hard disk drive performance.

"NCQ (Native Command Queuing) and TCQ (Tagged Command Queuing) are features created to improve the hard disk performance by re-ordering the commands sent by the computer to the hard disk drive. In this tutorial we will explain how both NCQ and TCQ work, the difference between them and some performance data."

Read on over at Hardware Secrets.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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