We can increase Hard Disk performance by ~40%, and decrease power consumption by Hard Disk, if we provide "noatime,nodiratime" options during partition mounting. Actually what happens is: whenever a file/directory is accessed, its atime "access time" is updated with epoch. These two options prevent these not-so-useful disk accesses. Hence performance improvement.
The sample mount point (/home) entry in /etc/fstab may look like:
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