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Corsair Force GS 240GB Solid State Drive Review - Benchmarks - AIDA64 Random Access Time

Corsair finally goes Toggle and with new firmware brings LSI SandForce back to the top.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 15, 2012 4:40 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: Corsair

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

 

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When companies talk about solid-state drives they like to tout their really big performance numbers. 555MB/s is sexier than sub-millisecond access time so we rarely see the access performance numbers.

 

Truth be told though, the access times are what make SSDs feel fast when you bounce around Windows and open programs. The Force GS achieves that sub-millisecond read access and has the best read access result we've recorded on a SandForce based drive.

 

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The write access times are in line with other SandForce based drives.

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