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The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 5:42 am
by dicecca112
Since I seem to be one of the selected few actually buying SSDs, thought that I'd share my benchmarks with the community to help you guys become informed about the technology. Do not nag me about getting more benchmarks up, I work a full time job, and I really only have time on the weekends to get these benchmarks done. A Note to any SSD Manufacturers that may see this, Legit Reviews would love to review your new and upcoming Solid State Disks. Please contact the owner of Legit Reviews Nathan Kirsch ([email protected]) to arrange a review.

All benches will be done with an SP2 Patch Version of WIndows XP with ACHI Off as suggested by OCZ

Drives Tested
SuperTalent MasterDrive MX 60GB Revision 1
OCZ Core 2 64GB
RiDATA ULtra-S Plus SSD 32GB
Mtron 7000 16GB 3.5 SSD*

To Be Tested
SuperTalent MasterDrive MX 60GB Revision 2


SuperTalent MasterDrive MX 60GB Revision 1

See review here http://www.legitreviews.com/article/715/1/

OCZ Core 2 SSD 64GB

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SuperTalent MasterDrive MX 60GB Revision 2

COMING SOON

RiDATA ULtra-S Plus SSD 32GB
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MTRON 7000 SSD 16GB
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*Benched on Patched Atom Dual Core System

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 2:27 pm
by dicecca112
Ridata 32 GB Added

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 1:12 pm
by eva2000
sharing my results but seems hdtach and hdtune report weird results when 4x32GB OCZ Core SSD are used in raid 0 on Gigabyte EP45 Extreme ICH10R

ATTO and everest seem to report more expected results for 4x 32GB SSD raid 0

System:
  • E8500 Q740A479T 2L7 / 1313
  • CPU Cooling: Dtek Fuzion Rad Tower Box
  • Gigabyte GA-EP45 Extreme rev 1.0 F6c bios
  • 128MB Gainward FX5200 PCI
  • 2x1GB Crucial Ballistix PC2-8500 dual channel kit
  • Memory cooling: 120x25mm Thermaltake 81cfm fan
  • 4x 32GB OCZ Core SSD 2.5" solid state disks raid 0 - 128K stripe
  • Pioneer 215 DVD-RW
  • 1200W Silverstone OP1200
  • WinXP Pro SP3 Nlite with integrated Intel Storage Manger 8.5.0.1032 raid drivers
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more tests at http://i4memory.com/showthread.php?t=8944

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 1:59 pm
by DMB2000uk
That thing must fly!

Do you get to keep those or are they on loan?

Dan

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 4:52 pm
by eva2000
DMB2000uk wrote:That thing must fly!

Do you get to keep those or are they on loan?

Dan
it is pretty zippy in windows right now

i bought these locally from a retailer so yup they're mine :D

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 5:35 pm
by DMB2000uk
=P~

That's a pretty penny to be dropping on SDD!

Performance is draw dropping though ^_^

Dan

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 1:40 pm
by dicecca112
Trying to get a Mtron Pro on ebay, but keep getting outbid at the last moment. Gonna try to bench the SuperTalent R2 this weekend

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:07 pm
by martini161
i know theres a lot of benchys here already but do you think we could get some real world numbers like in game load times or how long it takes windows to boot?

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:56 pm
by dicecca112
I don't do windows, and I don't game, so no :mrgreen:

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:13 pm
by martini161
oh yeah :rolleyes: nvm lol

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:06 pm
by dicecca112
Mtron 7000 16MB added

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:12 pm
by martini161
know anything about these bad boys http://www.dvnation.com/Fusion-IO-IODri ... ew-p3.html =P~

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:15 pm
by dicecca112
yeah I do, I can't afford one

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 5:13 pm
by Apoptosis
Super Talent Master Drive OX-MLC 64GB 2.5" SATA2 SSD Results on a motherboard with the ICH10R South Bridge:
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Rated Drive Speeds:
150MB Read
100MB Write

Observed Drive Speeds:
141MB Read
40MB Write

More to come in a review

This is the drive that came out the end of September:
MasterDrive OX: Blazing Fast new SATA-II SSD

We introduced our third generation SATA SSD this month. Dubbed the MasterDrive OX, this SSD incorporates a new multi-channel controller and improved firmware that boost maximum sequential read/write speeds to a sprightly 150/100 MB/sec, enough horsepower to overtake the fastest hard drives. The OX is our fastest SSD yet, at more than double the sustained read and write speed of our first generation SATA SSD.

Some of the MasterDrive's other advantages over hard drives include extreme resistance to shock and vibration, zero noise, less power consumption, and less heat produced. The MasterDrive also supports higher altitudes and wider temperature ranges compared to hard drives.

FTM32GL25H - 32GB 2.5" MasterDrive OX $149
FTM64GL25H - 64GB 2.5" MasterDrive OX $259
FTM28GL25H - 128GB 2.5" MasterDrive OX $419

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 5:28 pm
by DMB2000uk
Its about time SuperTalent sent you out a SSD.

Dan

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 5:46 pm
by dicecca112
Nice Nate there is no I/O Limitation on the 10.

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2008 9:26 am
by eva2000
More 4x 32GB OCZ Core results on hardware raid controller - Highpoint RocketRaid 3520L http://i4memory.com/wp/article/216

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Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 9:55 pm
by FZ1
OCZ has posted an interesting thread on increasing performance with their (and likely others) SSD drives where there are "stutters" and poor performance...
http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/forum ... hp?t=48309
This solution is aimed at fixing the stuttering and stalling problem under Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit) and is based on aligning the system partition on the disk and optimizing the Unit Allocation Size for 4 kilobyte writes. In theory this “fix” should result in a performance boost of around 10 – 15%. However, on my system (Thinkpad T60p (ICH7-M)) the performance increased with approx 300% (see benchmarks in post #2) and stuttering and stalling disappeared.

Because of this discrepancy between theoretical and actual performance increase, I have chosen to term this solution as “possible” until others can confirm my findings on their systems (my theory is that the partition alignment reduces write overhead just enough so the SSD controller does not stall and that this is the reason for 300% increase (instead of 15%) in small file copy performance where heavy random writes are involved).

Re: The Official SSD Benchmark Thread

Posted: Sun Dec 28, 2008 1:26 pm
by FZ1
Here is a nice guide for doing so...
http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/forum ... post325221