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OCZ Technology Vertex 3 Max IOPS 240GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - PCMark Vantage Hard Disk Tests

Max what? I thought Vertex 3 was the big dog? - Chris sets us straight about OCZ's new flagship SSD.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: May 25, 2011 9:42 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: OCZ 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

 

Synthetic tests are only the precursor to determining how a SSD performs. PCMark's Vantage software allows us to see exactly how a drive reacts in the real world. For the most part, the Vertex 3 240GB and 240GB Max IOPS offer about the same performance. Each drive has its own strong points over the other.

 

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