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RunCore Pro IV MLC Series 2.5-inch Solid State Disk (Page 8)

Chris Ramseyer | May 1, 2009 at 12:02 am CDT - 0 mins, 57 secs time to read this page
Rating: 88%Manufacturer: RunCore

Passmark Advanced Multi-User Tests

Version and / or Patch Used: 6.1

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

Test Homepage: http://www.passmark.com

Many users complain that I/O Meter is too complicated of a benchmark to replicate results so my quest to find an alternative was started. Passmark has added several multi-user tests that measure a hard drives ability to operate in a multi-user environment.

The tests use different settings to mimic basic multi-user operations as they would play out on your server. Variances is read / write percentage as well as random / sequential reads are common in certain applications, Web Servers read nearly 100% of the time while Database Servers write a small amount of data.

The Workstation test is the only single user environment and will be similar to how you use your system at home.

RunCore Pro IV MLC Series 2.5-inch Solid State Disk

Our File, Web Server and Database tests still go to Intel, but when it comes to Workstation the Pro IV is able to outperform the X25-M drives hands down. For most users the Workstation test is where their concern sits since it resembles what most enthusiasts and prosumers use on a daily basis as far as access patterns.

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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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