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SuperSSpeed Hyper Gold S301 128GB w/5.03 FW SSD Review (Page 10)

By Chris Ramseyer from Dec 17, 2012 @ 0:36 CST
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: SuperSSpeed US

Anvil Storage Utilities

Version and / or Patch Used: RC5

So what is Anvil Storage Utilities? First of all, it's a storage benchmark for SSDs and HDDs where you can check and monitor your performance. The Standard Storage Benchmark performs a series of tests, you can run a full test or just the read or the write test or you can run a single test, i.e. 4K DQ16.

Anvil Storage Utilities is not officially available yet but we've been playing with the beta for several months now. The author, Anvil on several international forums has been updating the software steadily and is adding new features every couple of months.

The software is used several different ways and to show different aspects for each drive. We've chosen to use this software to show the performance of a drive with two different data sets. The first is with compressible data and the second data set is incompressible data. Several users have requested this data in our SSD reviews.

Fill Compressible Data

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Incompressible Data

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There's very little change when moving from compressible data to incompressible data with the SuperSSpeed S301.

QD32 Random Read

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Our random read performance with 4K data and a queue depth of 32 was 61K IOPS.

QD32 Random Write

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Our random write IOPS test under the same perimeters recorded 92K IOPS.

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