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Angelbird SSD wrk 512GB SSD Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Oct 6, 2014 1:03 pm
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: Angelbird

Total Access Time

 

The access time test measures the total latency across all 18 tests. This is one of, if not the most important of all tests we run at this time for consumer SSDs. When your latency is low, your computer feels fast; it's just that simple.

 

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Although this chart looks similar to the previous chart, this one is more important in my opinion. This is actually one of the most important charts in the whole review. The latency of the subtests scores for each test group is shown here. The lower the latency, the higher the perceived performance of a drive to the user. Under heavy load, the SSD wrk shows a lot of latency, which would lead to a poor user experience, but the latency is tamed under lighter workload conditions.

 

 

Disk Busy Time

 

In the final test, we measure the amount of time the drive worked to read and write the data to complete the test. When a drive is active, it uses more power, so the faster it can complete the tasks, the faster it can fall into a low-power state.

 

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The Disk Busy Time chart doesn't add much more insight into the Angelbird SSD wrk analysis.

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