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Crucial M500 120GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - AIDA64 Random Access Time

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 12, 2013 1:02 pm
TweakTown Rating: 81%Manufacturer: Crucial

AIDA64 Random Access Time


Version and / or Patch Used: 1.60

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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.




Access times are why SSDs feel so fast if your computer. When reading data, the M500 120GB does well, and continues to deliver consistent performance.




Anytime we do any writes to the drive, we find Mr. Hide. Access time while writing data is all over the place and the deeper into the test, the higher the latency.

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