Les Tokar

is a technology nut and Founder of The SSD Review. His early work includes the first consumer SSD review along with MS Vista, Win 7 and SSD Optimization Guides. Les is fortunate to, not only evaluate and provide opinion on consumer and enterprise solid state storage but also, travel the world in search of new technologies and great friendships. Google+

OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Max IOPS Review – AS SSD Tests

AS SSD BENCHMARK VER 1.64 AS SSD Disk Benchmark is perhaps the only benchmark program that was created for solid state drives. Both of the above tests in each of the drives appeared to match up but take a look at what we see when we examine the tests in IOPS results. The two most noticeable differences we are now …

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OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Max IOPS Review – HDTune Pro

HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.60 BENCHMARK HDTune is a great software program which covers all areas of our testing and does a great job of showing how capable this drive truly is. HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.60 FILE BENCHMARK HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.60 RANDOM TESTING The Random Tests demonstrate best what the difference is between these two drives and, as stated by …

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OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Max IOPS Review – PCMark Vantage

PCMARK VANTAGE x64 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 …

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OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Max IOPS Review – Conclusions

OCZ set out to put a slightly different angle on the Vertex 3 by creating a MaxIOPS version with increased IOPS for ‘applications that require a higher aggregate workload and increased throughput’ and, through our testing we have shown that they have done just that.  Through benchmark software, we have demonstrated that there is as much as 3 times the …

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Patriot Torqx 2 128GB SATA 2.0 SSD Review

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Every now and then it is refreshing to see a company that believes that rushing into the dog race of technological advance might not be as business smart as simply understanding customer needs. This is definitely the case with Patriot and their new Torqx 2 SSD that not only remains to be a SATA 2.0 drive, but also, is definitely …

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Patriot Torqx 2 128GB SATA 2.0 SSD Review – Initial Testing

ATTO DISK BENCHMARK 2.46 ATTO Disk Benchmark is perhaps one of the oldest benchmarks going and is definitely the main staple for manufacturer performance specifications.  For our testing, we use a set length of 256mb and test both the read and write performance of various transfer sizes ranging from 0.5 to 8192kb.  Manufacturers prefer this method of testing as it …

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We Are Heading To Computex in Taipei!

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What a day!!!  Its been a long haul to get this confirmation but today we started our day with confirmation that we are heading to Computex Taipei and will be skeleton crew here from 29May to 6 Jun 2011. That was just the start as we also received a few SSD samples in the mail for review to include the  …

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