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Seagate 600 SSD ST240HM000 240GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - AIDA64 Random Access Time

Seagate 600 SSD ST240HM000 240GB SSD Review

We have a number of Seagate SSD articles hitting TweakTown today. Let's start with the cornerstone of the mainstream consumer class. (NASDAQ:STX)

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: May 7, 2013 12:05 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: Seagate

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.

 

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We shouldn't have any issues with read performance today with the Seagate 600 240GB. The latency is a bit higher than we expected, though, and that may pop up in the IOPS performance tests.

 

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Seagate's inconsistent write latency was quite a bit higher than Corsair's Neutron GTX with 19nm flash. Corsair has a longer history to fall back on when developing SSD's and that experience is lacking in the Seagate corner.

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