Enable Write Caching
This will show you how to enable write caching to have better performance for a storage device.
- Open the Control Panel
- System and Security
- Device Manager
- expand Disk drives
- Double click on the listed storage device that you want to enable write caching for
- Click on the Polices tab
- By default, "Enable write caching on the device" is checked under the Write-caching policy section. If not, then check it
- Select (check) the "Turn off Windows write-cache buffer flushing on the device" box
- Click on OK
- Click on Yes to restart the computer to apply.
WARNING: Turning off "Windows Write-cache Buffer Flushing on the Device" runs the risk of data loss in case of a power failure without actually shutting down the machine.