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ADATA XPG SX900 128GB with SandForce B02 controller SSD Review - Benchmarks - PCMark Vantage Hard Disk Tests

ADATA XPG SX900 128GB with SandForce B02 controller SSD Review
ADATA is first to market with a retail product using SandForce's new B02 stepping controller. SURPRISE! TRIM is also fixed thanks to ADATA's new 5.0.7a firmware that's available for ADATA drives with SandForce 2000 Series controllers. Too little too late, or good things come to those who wait?
| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Apr 10, 2013 6:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: ADATA

PCMark Vantage - Hard Disk Tests

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.0

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

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/benchmarks/pcmark-vantage/

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PCMark Vantage is the first objective hardware performance benchmark for PCs running 32 and 64 bit versions of Microsoft Windows Vista. PCMark Vantage is perfectly suited for benchmarking any type of Microsoft Windows Vista PC from multimedia home entertainment systems and laptops to dedicated workstations and high-end gaming rigs. Regardless of whether the benchmarker is an artist or an IT Professional, PCMark Vantage shows the user where their system soars or falls flat, and how to get the most performance possible out of their hardware. PCMark Vantage is easy enough for even the most casual enthusiast to use yet supports in-depth, professional industry grade testing.

 

FutureMark has developed a good set of hard disk tests for their PCMark Vantage Suite. Windows users can count on Vantage to show them how a drive will perform in normal day to day usage scenarios. For most users these are the tests that matter since many of the old hat ways to measure performance have become ineffective to measure true Windows performance.

 

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HDD1 - Windows Defender

HDD2 - Gaming

HDD3 - Windows Photo Gallery

HDD4 - Vista Startup

HDD5 - Windows Movie Maker

HDD6 - Windows Media Center

HDD7 - Windows Media Player

HDD8 - Application Loading

 

Moving into the real world data tests we see that in this capacity size the real world performance doesn't change that much from the top tier 840 Pro and Vector parts to the new mainstream SSDs with SandForce controllers.

 

From now till the start of Q2, SandForce partners plan to dominate the mainstream market with last year's performance parts at lower prices. In Q2 we'll see m.2 or Next Gen Form Factor (NGFF) parts enter the market and the top tier performance market will heat up again.

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