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I ran a benchmark with HD Tune Pro on my SSD and this is what I got:
http://imgur.com/u8yiB

Can anyone tell me why it's so 'spikey' vs. the relatively flat, but rounded response of most other hard drives.

This thing is the inexpensive (get what I paid for?) Wintec FileMat N1 with 128GB in my Dell M6500 laptop. I'm not sure if may be I need to look at driver issues or not. It's running with AHCI and I installed the latest chipset from intel.

It runs OK, but I'm thinking it's sluggish and not as responsive as my stock Toshiba drive.

Any comments are greatly appreciated!

Thanks

Mike
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That doesn't look right to me at all... I really don't know much about SSDs but the benchmarks are usually somewhat level and consistent.
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Wow, a minimum of .1MB/sec. That's really really wrong. I'm not sure what a wintec drive is, and it sounds like some older sloppier controller. Perhaps your laptop is having issues of some sort?

My drive is a bit spikier than I'd like, but remains far flatter in comparison to your SS. Might be a good idea to run AS-SSD (one of the few benchmarking programs designed for SSDs) to see what kind of results you get there.
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