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OCZ Technology Octane 128GB Solid State Drive Review - Benchmarks - AIDA64 Random Access Time

With the new firmware in hand we run the lower cost model through the presses.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Feb 7, 2012 3:20 pm
TweakTown Rating: 89%      Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

AIDA64 Random Access Time

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.60

Developer Homepage: http://www.aida64.com

Product Homepage: http://www.aida64.com

 

 

 

AIDA64 offers several different benchmarks for testing and optimizing your system or network. The Random Access test is one of very few if not only that will measure hard drives random access times in hundredths of milliseconds as oppose to tens of milliseconds.

 

Drives with only one or two tests displayed in the write test mean that they have failed the test and their Maximum and possibly their Average Scores were very high after the cached fills. This usually happens only with controllers manufactured by JMicron and Toshiba.

 

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The 128GB Octane has impressive read access times. The cache seems to give the drive an extra performance boost in the way the drive feels, this isn't shown on the benchmarks, though.

 

This benchmark tests a 64kb block size. For the last couple of months we've been looking at ways of testing other block sizes and are down to two options. Look for some updates in the next month when we roll out the new disk testing procedures. Octane is faster than most drives in some of the other block sizes and that is why it feels faster in real-world use.

 

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The write access times are also very low. Here we see the Octane delivering write access times that are half of what the Vertex 3 produces.

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