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OCZ Vertex 4 128GB Solid State Drive Review (with 1.4 R6 firmware) - Benchmarks - AS SSD

The baby Vertex 4 128GB SSD grows up and with this newest firmware, it has quite a roar indeed.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: May 8, 2012 1:34 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

AS SSD Benchmark

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.2.3577.40358

Developer Homepage: Alex Intelligent Software

Product Homepage: Alex Intelligent Software

Download here: http://www.alex-is.de/PHP/fusion/downloads.php?cat_id=4&download_id=9

 

AS determines the performance of Solid State Drives (SSD). The tool contains four synthetic as well as three practice tests. The synthetic tests are to determine the sequential and random read and write performance of the SSD. These tests are carried out without the use of the operating system caches.

 

In all synthetic tests the test file size is 1GB. AS can also determine the access time of the SSD, the access of which the drive is determined to read through the entire capacity of the SSD (Full Stroke). The write access test is only to be met with a 1 GB big test file. At the end of the tests three values for the read and write as well as the overall performance will be issued. In addition to the calculated values which are shown in MB/s, they are also represented in IO per seconds (IOPS).

 

Note: AS SSD is a great benchmark for many tests, but since Crystal Disk Mark covers a broader range of 4K tests and HD Tune Pro covering sequential speeds, we will only use the Copy Benchmark from AS SSD.

 

- Copy Benchmark

 

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The file copy test shows very good performance on the V4 128GB. The Vertex 3 Max IOPS though produces some very, very good numbers. SandForce has had a year and a half to work on their firmware and OCZ is only a month in with this release, so we expect all of our benchmarks to increase over time.

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