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OCZ Technology RevoDrive X2 240GB PCIe Solid State Drive (Page 10)

Chris Ramseyer | Nov 5, 2010 at 11:39 am CDT - 1 min, 38 secs time to read this page
Rating: 92%Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

AS SSD Benchmark

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AS determines the performance of Solid State Drives (SSD). The tool contains four synthetic as well as three practice tests. The synthetic tests are to determine the sequential and random read and write performance of the SSD. These tests are carried out without the use of the operating system caches.

In all synthetic tests the test file size is 1GB. AS can also determine the access time of the SSD, the access of which the drive is determined to read through the entire capacity of the SSD (Full Stroke). The write access test is only to be met with a 1 GB big test file. At the end of the tests three values for the read and write as well as the overall performance will be issued. In addition to the calculated values which are shown in MB/s, they are also represented in IO per seconds (IOPS).

Note: AS SSD is a great benchmark for many tests, but since Crystal Disk Mark covers a broader range of 4K tests and HD Tune Pro covering sequential speeds, we will only use the Copy Benchmark from AS SSD.

- Copy Benchmark

OCZ Technology RevoDrive X2 240GB PCIe Solid State Drive 17 | TweakTown.com

For this round of testing we left the RevoDrive X2 configured as it shipped to us from OCZ and that configuration was a general setting that gave the best balance between small file reads and writes with good sequential reads and writes.

Our first RevoDrive test we ran tests with the original configuration (16K) and our 128K that favored the sequential tests. Here we see that even with the tuned version of the first RevoDrive the X2 was able to outperform our special configuration. I can't wait to start playing with the X2 BIOS and see these tests ran again with a special tune.

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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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