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OCZ RevoDrive 3 x2 480 GB PCIe SSD Review – IOMeter Benchmark Testing

SSD COMPRESSION AND TESTING FLUCTUATIONS All SSDs are not created equal and many new SSD enthusiasts realize that when they test their new drive to confirm specifications and ensure all is in order. SandForce controlled SSDs, as in the RevoDrive 3 x2 480GB PCIe SSD we are testing today, use compression techniques in storage whereas many others do not. This …

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ADATA S511 120gb SATA 3 Review: HDTune Pro Benchmarks

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 TESTS HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.60 EXTRAS The battery of HDTune tests seem to show this drive as any …

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ADATA S511 120gb SATA 3 Review: PCMark Vantage and Conclusions

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 tests are complete. The …

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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 240GB Update: OWC Ups the SSD Ante with Better SSD Warranty, Performance and Aesthetics

Most recently, an SSD manufacturer finally did what we have been waiting for from SSD companies for quite some time.  We find it amusing that manufacturers haven’t thrown their support in SSD reliability through extended warranties long before this since SSDs have been shown to be pretty much indestructible. Other World Computing (OWC) has not only tackled this with a …

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