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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 240GB SSD w/ SF-2282 & Toshiba Toggle Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 25, 2011 8:56 am
TweakTown Rating: 89%Manufacturer: Other World Computing

HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.00

Developer Homepage: http://www.efdsoftware.com

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

 

 

HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:

 

Benchmark: measures the performance

Info: shows detailed information

Health: checks the health status by using SMART

Error Scan: scans the surface for errors

Temperature display

 

HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.

 

 

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In HD Tune Pro we see the OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G with the latest SandForce firmware outperforming everything else on the chart, including the Vertex 3 with firmware 2.6. The performance has also tightened up as well between the minimum and maximum speeds.

 

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The write performance of this new revision of an already existing classic is also very good. The Toggle Mode flash paired with the new controller seems to be working very well together.

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