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OCZ Technology RevoDrive 3 X2 PCI-E 480GB SSD Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 31, 2011 3:06 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: OCZ 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 RevoDrive 3 X2 is a full height card, so fitting it into a 1U or even a 2U server will be tricky, but once TRIM is enabled I can see a number of people looking at this product for server use. From what we can tell in these tests it may be a really good fit for a low cost, high performance server.

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