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Patriot Inferno 100GB SF-1200 Solid State Drive - Benchmarks - PCMark Vantage Hard Disk Tests

At CES we saw the Inferno for the first time and have been crossing our fingers ever since. Please, please let it come in red.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jun 11, 2010 7:13 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: Patriot Technology

PCMark Vantage - Hard Disk Tests

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.0
Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com
Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/benchmarks/pcmark-vantage/
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PCMark Vantage is the first objective hardware performance benchmark for PCs running 32 and 64 bit versions of Microsoft Windows Vista. PCMark Vantage is perfectly suited for benchmarking any type of Microsoft Windows Vista PC from multimedia home entertainment systems and laptops to dedicated workstations and high-end gaming rigs. Regardless of whether the benchmarker is an artist or an IT Professional, PCMark Vantage shows the user where their system soars or falls flat, and how to get the most performance possible out of their hardware. PCMark Vantage is easy enough for even the most casual enthusiast to use yet supports in-depth, professional industry grade testing.

 

FutureMark has developed a good set of hard disk tests for their PCMark Vantage Suite. Windows users can count on Vantage to show them how a drive will perform in normal day to day usage scenarios. For most users these are the tests that matter since many of the old hat ways to measure performance have become ineffective to measure true Windows performance.

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HDD1 - Windows Defender
HDD2 - Gaming
HDD3 - Windows Photo Gallery
HDD4 - Vista Startup
HDD5 - Windows Movie Maker
HDD6 - Windows Media Center
HDD7 - Windows Media Player
HDD8 - Application Loading

 

The Patriot Inferno delivers some of the highest real world Windows test results for a drive today. Here we see that applications load at an incredible 212MB/s, more than double that of the RealSSD C300 128GB. The Inferno is an all around strong performer in typical Windows applications commonly used by users daily.

 

Since every product on the chart is an SSD, let me point out that in Application Load (dark blue on the chart), the fastest consumer desktop platter drive, the Western Digital VelociRaptor 600GB scores just 8.76MB/s in this test. Is there really anything else I need to say about the level of performance coming from the Patriot Inferno than that?

 

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