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Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 500GB (HTS725050A9A364) 2.5-inch Hard Drive - Benchmarks - AS SSD

Hitachi releases the world's first 5th generation 2.5" 7,200 RPM HDD which we hope will prove itself to be a viable means to improve your notebook's storage subsystem on the cheap.

| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Nov 2, 2010 10:36 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Hitachi

AS SSD Benchmark

 

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AS SSD 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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When it comes to transferring data the Hitachi 7K500 is behind the Momentus XT again. This time the performance between the two is much closer, but the XT is clearly in the lead here.

 

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