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Kingston SSDNow V+100 256GB Solid State Drive Review - Benchmarks - Passmark

Kingston is making big moves in the SSD market in 2011. Today Chris shows us their current V+100 drive.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Mar 11, 2011 10:56 am
TweakTown Rating: 82%Manufacturer: Kingston Technology

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 poor 4K performance and lack of native command Queuing (NCQ) leaves the Kingston SSDNow V+100 at a disadvantage in server tests. The drive isn't designed for these workloads, so it isn't a big deal.

 

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