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
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.
PCMark 8 Storage Bandwidth
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.