Specifications, Pricing and Availability
The specs haven't changed since we first reviewed the A-DATA S599 last month and neither has the availability. I have yet to be able to find the drives listed for sale in my home country and this is a big surprise since they were scheduled to hit a week or so after the review went live. Maybe the volcano had something to do with it, or maybe we were all just fed another round of marketing hype. I will let you decide. Without retail availability we can't verify the 380 USD MSRP claim or how retailers have used this suggested price in coming up with a dollar figure to offer the S599 at.
I should go on to add that this is not even a rumor and there are no facts to back such a claim up, but you have to wonder why Newegg only has OCZ SandForce stock when there are a limited number of Corsair Force drives on the market and we were at one time told A-DATA would be all over the place in hardly any time at all.
Anyhow, let's get to testing!
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- Page 1 [Introduction]
- Page 2 [Specifications, Pricing and Availability]
- Page 3 [Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline Performance]
- Page 4 [Benchmarks - HD Tune Pro]
- Page 5 [Benchmarks - Everest Random Access Time]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks - Crystal Disk Mark]
- Page 7 [Benchmarks - PCMark Vantage Hard Disk Tests]
- Page 8 [Benchmarks - AS SSD]
- Page 9 [Benchmarks - Passmark]
- Page 10 [Final Thoughts]