Intel Storage Tool SSD Optimizer

Tried reaching out to Intel and the rep wasn’t very helpful. In the “Intel Memory and Storage Tool” there is an option for SSD optimizer and performance booster. From what I can tell on the manual all the SSD optimizer does is start a TRIM command. My understanding is that Windows 10 by default has the TRIM function enabled if the drive supports it. My questions are as follows:

1)Is there any difference between how the storage tool does TRIM vs Windows 10?

2)On the performance booster it mentions that it clears the internal cache of the drive. How does this boost the performance? I thought the cache is what it used to learn which programs need to be in the SLC nan flash for speed and that over time it learns and adjust accordingly?

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