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Kingston SSDNow M-Series 80GB SSD w/ Intel Firmware Update (Page 7)

Chris Ramseyer | Apr 15, 2009 at 06:59 am CDT - 0 mins, 40 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Kingston

EVEREST Random Access Time

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.60

Developer Homepage: http://www.lavalys.com

Product Homepage: http://www.lavalys.com

Everest Ultimate and Corporate Edition offer several different benchmarks for testing and optimizing your system or network. The Random Access test is one of very few if not only that will measure hard drives random access times in hundredths of milliseconds as oppose to tens of milliseconds.

Read Tests

Kingston SSDNow M-Series 80GB SSD w/ Intel Firmware Update

Here we see that the read access times have been reduced with the latest firmware by a small margin.

Write Tests

Kingston SSDNow M-Series 80GB SSD w/ Intel Firmware Update

Bingo! The biggest difference between the new and old firmware for the X25-M can be found in the write access times. We see that the Kingston SSDNow drive is running right where SSDs should.

Let's see how all of these synthetic benchmarks relate to real world applications.

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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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