The RAID 0 SSD Report - Intel vs. RunCore (Page 3)

| May 7, 2009 at 1:08 am CDT
HD Tune ProVersion and / or Patch Used: 3.00Developer Homepage: http://www.efdsoftware.comProduct Homepage: http://www.hdtune.comHD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:- Benchmark: measures the performance - Info: shows detailed information- Health: checks the health status by using SMART - Error Scan: scans the surface for errors - Temperature display HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.
Read Tests
The RAID 0 SSD Report - Intel vs. RunCore
Intel / Kingston X25-M
The RAID 0 SSD Report - Intel vs. RunCore
Runcore IV Pro
In the read test we see that the Intel X25-M has a slight advantage. The RunCore array kept giving me a dip in the performance at the beginning of the test and it hurt the results when everything was averaged out. The performance dip took the array down to only 310 MB/s so it will not be noticeable under real world conditions. Write Tests
The RAID 0 SSD Report - Intel vs. RunCore
Intel / Kingston X25-M
The RAID 0 SSD Report - Intel vs. RunCore
Runcore IV Pro
Our synthetic write test shows the RunCore Pro IV doubling the write speed of the X25-M array. I rarely use HD Tune to look at access times since it is not as accurate as EVEREST, but here you can see that the RunCore array holds a significant advantage in access times. Let's take a look at those EVEREST numbers and see what is going on.

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Chris Ramseyer started his career as a LAN Party organizer in Midwest USA. After working with several computer companies he was asked to join the team at The Adrenaline Vault by fellow Midwest LAN Party legend Sean Aikins. After a series of shake ups at AVault, Chris eventually took over as Editor-in-Chief before leaving to start Real World Entertainment. Look for Chris to bring his unique methods of testing Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives as well as RAID controller and NAS boxes to TweakTown as he looks to provide an accurate test bed to make your purchasing decisions easier.

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