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OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS 120GB Solid State Drive Review - Benchmarks - AIDA64 Random Access Time

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 20, 2012 2:11 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

AIDA64 Random Access Time


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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 cache fills. This usually happens only with controllers manufactured by JMicron and Toshiba.




The read access time on the Max IOPS is a bit higher than we expected considering this drive was developed to be an IOPS monster. The new Vertex 4 has a much higher IOPS rating, but we consider the Vertex 3 Max IOPS to be the perfect balance.




The write latency is also quite high on this drive, but this will decrease when the new firmware hits.

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