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Patriot Zephyr 128GB Solid State Drive - Benchmarks - Crystal Disk Mark

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: May 13, 2010 5:44 am
TweakTown Rating: 72%Manufacturer: Patriot Memory



Version and / or Patch Used: 3.0 Technical Preview
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CrystalDiskMark is a disk benchmark software.


Key Features:-


* Sequential reads/writes
* Random 4KB/512KB reads/writes
* Text copy
* Change dialog design
* internationalization (i18n)


Note: Crystal Disk Mark 3.0 is not available to the public yet, but the Technical Preview does allow us to test 4K performance at queue depths of 4 and 32 in addition to 1. The current release Crystal Disk Mark only shows us QD 1.




The JMicron controller does not scale at all with Native Command Queuing and we observed less than 20 MB/s in the 4K tests.




I was very surprised to see that the Zephyr was able to perform quite well in the 4K write tests. It would appear that WD and Patriot use a closely related firmware.


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