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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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OCZ Agility 3 240GB SATA 6Gbps SSD Review – Preliminary Benchmarks

ATTO DISK BENCHMARK VER. 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 …

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Crucial M4 128GB SATA3 SSD Review – Initial Tests

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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Crucial M4 128GB SATA3 SSD Review – HDTune Pro Testing

HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.6 BENCHMARK READ AND WRITE HDTune Pro is a great software program that lets us have a look at all aspects of testing through several separate tests: HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.6  FILE BENCH HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.6  RANDOM HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.6  EXTRAS In looking at the HDTune results, we had to take another look at the …

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