HD Tach - Average Read Speed
The tables are now turned on our two shooting stars. In average read speed the HyperX took the top spot by 1.6 MB/s, but the Lightning kept with its namesake and performed very well.
When it comes to read performance, we see the median speeds increasing a great deal. A-DATA's T801, the slowest drive in the Write Test approached performance numbers close to our top performers with the Gingle Twist Disk and Super Talent Pico Series doing the same.
HD Tach - Burst Read Speed
Burst speeds have little to do with real world performance while transporting data, but when it comes to Vista's ReadyBoost, the story changes. Every drive in our test listed ReadyBoost in the marketing material, but a few of the drives really stood out in this category.
Just as before, the Lexar Lightning and Kingston HyperX lead the pack, but nearly all of the other drives tested are right on their heels.
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- Page 1 [Introduction]
- Page 2 [A-DATA N702]
- Page 3 [A-DATA S701 (Eee PC Edition)]
- Page 4 [A-DATA T801]
- Page 5 [A-DATA T802]
- Page 6 [Crucial Gizmo! Plus]
- Page 7 [Gingle T01 Twist Disk]
- Page 8 [Kingston DataTraveler 400]
- Page 9 [Kingston DataTraveler HyperX]
- Page 10 [Kingston DataTraveler Vault Privacy]
- Page 11 [Lexar JumpDrive FireFly]
- Page 12 [Lexar JumpDrive Lightning]
- Page 13 [Lexar JumpDrive Secure II Plus]
- Page 14 [Super Talent Pico A]
- Page 15 [Super Talent Pico B]
- Page 16 [Super Talent Pico C]
- Page 16 [Testing and HD Tach - Write Performance]
- Page 17 [HD Tach - Read Performance]
- Page 18 [Final Thoughts]
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