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A-DATA S599 128GB Solid State Drive - Benchmarks - Passmark

A-DATA updates their flagship 500 Series; bringing new firmware features, accessories and capacity.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Sep 9, 2010 8:35 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: A-DATA

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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The SandForce SF-1200 controller was derived from the enterprise spec SF-1500 and much of that high performance in server tests came with the consumer drive. Here we see the A-DATA S599 delivering enterprise level performance, but at a cost that is quite low even for a platter drive.

 

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