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SSD Consistency Testing - 18 Drives Tested for Real-World Performance (Page 4)

Chris Ramseyer | Feb 25, 2014 at 5:08 pm CST - 0 mins, 40 secs time to read this page

Benchmarks - PCMark 8: 5 Minute Recovery

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Note: PCMark 8's 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.

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PCMark 8 Storage Bandwidth

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The five-minute recovery test shows us a couple of interesting things. The first is the obvious: the lower capacity drives have fewer pages to recovery, so they will rebound faster than a much larger drive. The second is that some drives are more aggressive at garbage collection than others.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Chris Ramseyer

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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