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Solidata X2-128 MLC 2.5-inch Solid State Disk - Benchmarks - Passmark

An MLC drive that is supposedly faster than Intel's SSD? - Let's take a look and see for sure.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Apr 5, 2009 2:58 pm
TweakTown Rating: 79%      Manufacturer: Solidata

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.

 

Solidata X2-128 MLC 2.5-inch SSD

 

Here we see the workstation and server tests and once again the Solidata X2-128 performs well, but is unable to outperform the X25-M as we were hoping to see.

 

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