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Sharkoon SATA QuickPort USB 3.0 "Toaster" 2.5 and 3.5-inch Docking Station - Benchmarks - Everest Random Access Time

Sharkoon's famous QuickPort toaster hard drive enclosure now comes with USB 3.0 for SuperSpeed transfers. We investigate it in detail.

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: Dec 22, 2009 12:38 pm
TweakTown Rating: 89%Manufacturer: Sharkoon Technologies

Everest Random Access Time


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Everest Ultimate and Corporate Edition offer several different benchmarks for testing and optimizing your system or network. The Random Access test is one of very few if not only that will measure hard drives random access times in hundredths of milliseconds as oppose to tens of milliseconds.


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(Sharkoon NEC USB 3.0 controller card)


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(USB 2.0)


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(Sharkoon NEC USB 3.0 controller card)


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(USB 2.0)


As we can see from our Everest random access time tests, the performance between the GIGABYTE UD7 and Sharkoon controller card are about the same.


USB 2.0 shows slower access times compared to USB 3.0.


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