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SSD Consistency Testing - 18 Drives Tested for Real-World Performance

With a new test in hand via Futuremark, we look at worst case and recovery performance to find real differences in SSD performance.

| Editorials in Storage | Posted: Feb 25, 2014 11:08 pm

Benchmarks - PCMark 8: 5 Minute Recovery

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.0.0

Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/pcmark8

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Note: PCMark 8's Storage benchmark is ideal for testing the performance of SSDs, HDDs, and hybrid drives. Using traces recorded from Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and a selection of popular games, PCMark 8 Storage highlights real-world performance differences between storage devices.

 

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PCMark 8 Storage Bandwidth

 

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The five-minute recovery test shows us a couple of interesting things. The first is the obvious: the lower capacity drives have fewer pages to recovery, so they will rebound faster than a much larger drive. The second is that some drives are more aggressive at garbage collection than others.

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