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Exclusive Review of PhotoFast's G-Monster V5 256GB Solid State Disk - Benchmarks - HD Tune Pro

The G-Monster V5 is marketed as the world's fastest SSD. Let's have a look and see if this holds true!

By: | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 30, 2009 9:09 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: PhotoFast

HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 3.00

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com/>

 

HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:

 

- Benchmark: measures the performance

 

- Info: shows detailed information

 

- Health: checks the health status by using SMART

 

- Error Scan: scans the surface for errors

 

- Temperature display

 

HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.

 

 

Read Tests

 

Exclusive Review of PhotoFast's G-Monster V5 256GB Solid State Disk

 

It looks like the Hellcat system gets to take a back seat in the STR test and that the Opteron system is a hair faster. Both systems show the G-Monster V5 as being very fast and beating nearly all of the other drives shown on the chart.

 

Write Tests

 

Exclusive Review of PhotoFast's G-Monster V5 256GB Solid State Disk

 

The write test is where we really see the improvement to the performance numbers of the G-Monster V5 in a fast system. Here we see the V5 walking away from everyone.

 

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