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OCZ Technology Octane 512GB Solid State Drive with 1.13 Performance Firmware - Benchmarks - Passmark

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Feb 9, 2012 11:56 am
Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

Passmark Advanced Multi-User Tests


Version and / or Patch Used: 6.1

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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.




The only enterprise test to show any improvement was the database test which makes sense since it uses a lot of heavy small file size random write. The sequential read web server test did take a large performance hit.

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