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Samsung 840 250GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - AIDA64 Random Access Time

Samsung's 840 returns for the second day in a row. This time Chris tests TLC flash paired with a tri-core MDX controller with the 250GB model. Will he love the low power or will the 240MB/s sequential write limit send him for a cold shower?

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Nov 29, 2012 9:26 pm
TweakTown Rating: 89%      Manufacturer: Samsung

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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Read access time was a straight solid line across the graph with a steady .07ms time.

 

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The only 830 drive we tested was the 128GB capacity size and it had latency spikes all over the place in our write latency test. The 840 took care of the issue and the write latency graph had a fairly smooth line across the screen. The average write latency measured at .17ms, also with 64KB.?

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