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G.Skill Phoenix Pro 120GB High 4K IOPS Solid State Drive - Benchmarks - AS SSD

G.Skill is looking to get back on track with their new 4K High IOPS Phoenix Pro that could be the fastest SSD on the market.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 4, 2010 5:34 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: G.Skill

AS SSD Benchmark

 

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AS determines the performance of Solid State Drives (SSD). The tool contains four synthetic as well as three practice tests. The synthetic tests are to determine the sequential and random read and write performance of the SSD. These tests are carried out without the use of the operating system caches.

 

In all synthetic tests the test file size is 1GB. AS can also determine the access time of the SSD, the access of which the drive is determined to read through the entire capacity of the SSD (Full Stroke). The write access test is only to be met with a 1 GB big test file. At the end of the tests three values for the read and write as well as the overall performance will be issued. In addition to the calculated values which are shown in MB/s, they are also represented in IO per seconds (IOPS).

 

Note: AS SSD is a great benchmark for many tests, but since Crystal Disk Mark covers a broader range of 4K tests and HD Tune Pro covering sequential speeds, we will only use the Copy Benchmark from AS SSD.

 

- Copy Benchmark

 

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Transferring data from one partition to the other is very fast with the Phoenix Pro, but compressed data has always been a bit of an issue with the SandForce controller when compared with the Crucial RealSSD C300. Here we see the 128GB C300 with a lower write speed when compared to the 256GB C300, but still performing faster than the Phoenix Pro in these tests.

 

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