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Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 64GB Solid State Disk (Page 8)

By Chris Ramseyer from Aug 19, 2009 @ 0:15 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Kingston

PCMark Vantage - Hard Disk Tests

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.0
Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com
Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/benchmarks/pcmark-vantage/
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PCMark Vantage is the first objective hardware performance benchmark for PCs running 32 and 64 bit versions of Microsoft Windows Vista. PCMark Vantage is perfectly suited for benchmarking any type of Microsoft Windows Vista PC from multimedia home entertainment systems and laptops to dedicated workstations and high-end gaming rigs. Regardless of whether the benchmarker is an artist or an IT Professional, PCMark Vantage shows the user where their system soars or falls flat, and how to get the most performance possible out of their hardware. PCMark Vantage is easy enough for even the most casual enthusiast to use yet supports in-depth, professional industry grade testing.

FutureMark has developed a good set of hard disk tests for their PCMark Vantage Suite. These tests are based on real world applications that many of us use daily.


Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 64GB Solid State Disk

HDD1 - Windows Defender
HDD2 - Gaming
HDD3 - Windows Photo Gallery
HDD4 - Vista Startup
HDD5 - Windows Movie Maker
HDD6 - Windows Media Center
HDD7 - Windows Media Player
HDD8 - Application Loading

We finally get to the important tests for Windows users who are taking a close look at the Kingston SSDNow V+ for their system as a boot drive. The V+ doubles the speed of the original V Series drive in almost all of the test categories. In these tests you have to question the V rating since the V+ is able to run with many of the Indilinx drives. I would bet that the 256GB model would be right up there with the fastest non-RAID drives.

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