Benchmarks - PCMark 8 Hard Disk Tests
Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.0
Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com
Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/pcmark8
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Note: PCMark 8 Storage benchmark is ideal for testing the performance of SSDs, HDDs and hybrid drives. Using traces recorded from Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and a selection of popular games, PCMark 8 Storage highlights real-world performance differences between storage devices.
We spend a lot of time looking at performance under a microscope where half a second of time to complete a task is the difference between the best and the worst SSD. PCMark 8 brings it all into perspective.
PCMark 8 Storage Bandwidth
Here we see the results in MB/s as opposed to seconds to complete a task. The Force Series LS is the slowest drive in the PCMark 8 tests, but looking back at the timed tests, the differences are much lower than we would have imagined before this test went public.