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Areca 1880ix-12 PCIe 6G SAS RAID Controller Review SSD IN RAID 0 – PCMark Vantage and Conclusions

PCMARK VANTAGE HDD SUITE We left the best for last as we believe that PCMark Vantage is the gold standard of benchmark evaluations.  The data simply cannot be manipulated and a result is provided based on the transfer speeds observed in eight simulated user activities. This is also a widely accepted opinion held by many reviewers and storage enthusiasts. Through …

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Intel 510 Series 250 GB SATA 3 SSD Review

Intel took the SSD realm by storm this week with the long awaited release of their first 510 series SATA 3 SSD. Although consumers were anxious for the news, reviewers had to remain tight lipped having received their pre-release sample a day or so prior and being sworn to silence until Intels release date of 29 Feb 11. . We can …

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Intel 510 Series 250 GB SSD Review – Initial Testing With ATTO, Crystal and AS SSD

CRYSTAL DISKINFO ATTO DISK BENCHMARK V. 2,46 ATTO Disk Benchmark is the quickest and simplest method to determine transfer speeds and utilizes the same test methodology as manufacturers in arriving at performance results.  It simply measures raw seguential transfer speeds for both read and write access at various transfer sizes and produces a very easily understood result.  These results are …

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Intel 510 Series 250 GB SSD Review – BenchMark Testing

HDTACH V. 3.0.4.0 WIN7 EXPERIENCE INDEX The Win7 Experience Index represents Microsofts method of rating computer systems and, more specific to our usage provides a storage evaluation which provides a rating up to 8 on the PC components and system as a whole.  Our system produce a HDD score of 7.9 out of 8 and, for the first time, we …

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OCZ OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SATA 3 SSD Review – Initial Benchmarks

CRYSTAL DISKINFO VER 3.10.0 ATTO DISK BENCHMARK VER.2.46 As we can see with ATTO results of 552MB/s read and 500MB/s write for high sequential disk transfer performance, specifications are pretty much bang on the money.  ATTO is the best program for testing if one is trying to confirm that their new SSD is in line with manufacturers specifications. CRYSTAL DISKMARK …

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