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OCZ Technology's Vertex 2 Pro 100GB Solid State Disk - Benchmarks - Passmark

With equal parts of enterprise and consumer components, OCZ shoots for a true enthusiast class SSD.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Mar 1, 2010 1:16 pm
Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

Passmark Advanced Multi-User Tests


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Many users complain that I/O Meter is too complicated of a benchmark to replicate results so my quest to find an alternative was started. Passmark has added several multi-user tests that measure a hard drives ability to operate in a multi-user environment.



The tests use different settings to mimic basic multi-user operations as they would play out on your server. Variances is read / write percentage as well as random / sequential reads are common in certain applications, Web Servers read nearly 100% of the time while Database Servers write a small amount of data.


The Workstation test is the only single user environment and will be similar to how you use your system at home.


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As we said at the start of this article, the SandForce 1500 is designed for enterprise duty. Even when paired with MLC memory the 16 channel controller nearly guarantees phenomenal server performance. As guaranteed, the OCZ Vertex 2 Pro does an outstanding job in all tests and is the best drive overall. Once you start breaking it down to individual tests we see that there are other drives that take a little here, but lose a little there.


With companies starting to adapt more virtualization technologies and mixing server duties on the same machine, the numbers shown by the Vertex 2 Pro in all tests become more important. What we really need to look at, though, are three, four and five drive RAID 5 numbers to see how the single drive performance carries over since most of these servers will surely be running redundancy.


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