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Patriot Blaze 240GB SSD Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jan 19, 2015 2:25 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: Patriot

Sequential Mixed Read / Write Workloads

 

In this series of tests, we measure mixed workload performance. We start with 100% read, and then add data writes to the mix in 10% increments until we get to 100% writes. We believe this will be the next major area SSD manufacturers will address, after performance consistency.

 

Sequential Mixed Workload Bandwidth

 

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Working with sequential data in steady state brings the Blaze SSD down to very low performance levels when mixing reads with writes.

 

Sequential 80% Read / 20% Write Bandwidth

 

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The 80% read with 20% write mix is closer to what consumers work under, although not always in a steady state. As you can see here, the Blaze 240GB performs well under the measurements we've taken on other leading SSDs on the market today.

 

Random Mixed Workload Response Time

 

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Mixing random reads and writes is also an issue with the Blaze 240GB. The performance is well under other products currently on the market.

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