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OWC Mercury Extreme SandForce SF-1200 100GB SSD - Benchmarks - Passmark

Other World Computing might be from Planet Mac, but their SSDs are fantastic while staying cost effective.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: May 3, 2010 5:40 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: OWC

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.

 

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SandForce started out looking to build enterprise SSDs and that heritage shows in our consumer drives when tested in these usage scenarios. The OWC Mercury is able to even outperform the enterprise Intel E Series in a couple of the tests.

 

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