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Intel 310 Series 80GB SSD Review – More Benchmark Testing

5. HDTune Pro Ver. 4.6 “ Benchmark Pushing up the maximum read benchmarks to an average of 256MB/s was a bit unexpected so we retested a few times, each resulting in similar results. HDTune Pro Ver. 4.6 “ File Bench HDTune Pro Ver. 4.6 “ Random Access HDTune Pro Ver. 4.6 “ Extras We like to include the HDTune Pro …

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OCZ RevoDrive x2 100GB PCIe SSD Review – Benchmarks

3. HDTune Pro Ver. 4.60 “ Benchmark HDTune Pro Ver. 4.60 “ File Benchmark HDTune Pro Ver. 4.60 “ Random Access HDTune Pro Ver. 4.60 “ Extra Tests HDTune is a great software application to ensure SSD quality and installation because it provides more information than it they realized on its release.  The graph line in the top chart is …

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Zalman S-Series 128GB SSD Review – Zalman Enters The SSD Arena!

It was only a matter of time before Zalman jumped into the SSD ring as they have an excellent reputation for just about any technology related product one can think of. Their first entries are the N-Series and S-Series of SSDs, the N-series containing the SandForce SF-1200 controller while the S-Series contains the JMicron 616 controller.  Today we will be …

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Zalman S-Series 128GB SSD Review – Test Protocol & Initial Tests

TEST BENCH CONFIGURATION Motherboard Asus Rampage III Gene SATA 6Gb/s USB3 CPU Intel i7-930 CPU@2.80Ghz (OC’d to 3.2Ghz) RAM 6Gb G.Skill 1600 Triple Channel Graphics MSI N460GTX DDR5 768MB Power Supply OCZ ModXStream-Pro 600w CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212+ OS Windows 7 64 Bit Ultimate Wifi Belkin Surf & Share Wireless USB Adapter Monitor Dell E228WFP 22″ Flat Panel …

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Zalman S-Series 128GB SSD Review – Benchmarks

ATTO DISK BENCHMARK VER. 2.46 SIMPLI SOFTWARE HDTACH VER. 3.0.4 HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.6 “ BENCHMARK HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.6 “ RANDOM TESTING Both ATTO and HDTune do an excellent job of not only confirming what we observed earlier in the Crystal DiskMark result, but also, they show us that the Zalman S-Series SSD is an excellent choice for the …

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Zalman S-Series 128GB SSD Review – PCMark Vantage and Conclusions

PCMARK VANTAGE HDD SUITE The SSD Review uses benchmark software called PCMark Vantage x64 HDD Suite to create testing scenarios that might be used in the typical user experience.  There are eight tests in all and the tests performed record the speed of data movement in MB/s to which they are then given a numerical score after all of the …

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RunCore ProV 240GB SSD Review – Better Than RAID 0!

One of the most frequent questions we receive with respect to SSD performance is whether the SSD can perform better than a RAID 0 configuration. We have never seen a single SATA 2.0 SSD perform better than any combinations of SSDs in RAID 0, at least not until we started testing the RunCore Pro V and ran a side by side …

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