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Patriot Torqx 2 Solid State Drive Preview - Benchmarks - Passmark


By: | SSDs in Storage | Posted: May 17, 2011 1:26 am
Manufacturer: Patriot Memory

Passmark Advanced Multi-User Tests

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 6.1
Developer Homepage: http://www.passmark.com
Test Homepage: http://www.passmark.com

 


 

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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With MLC flash, a DRAM buffer and tame controller, the Patriot Torqx 2 is not designed for enterprise tasks. But then again, none of these other consumer drives are except for the SandForce drives that are just a step or two away.

 

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