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Originally Posted by Smoblikat View Post
I boot windows in around 15 or so...........

also since when is 80 30 times higher than 170?

run the 4k test
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post #22 of 57
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I boot windows in around 15 or so...........

also since when is 80 30 times higher than 170?

you forgot to test 4k, and other random writes/reads

Sequential is not important for everyday use
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That's why, also does a good job and I got mine pretty cheap.

About the same as mine. Got mine because the price was good at the time.
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post #24 of 57
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I boot windows in around 15 or so...........

also since when is 80 30 times higher than 170?

Not sure why you are ignoring DuckieHo's posts, but for a final time, you are posting SEQUENTIAL reads. As Duckie stated, mechanical HDDs are rubbish for RANDOM reads/writes, whereas a SSD is very proficient. The facts are there for you, you are just ignoring them.
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I boot windows in around 15 or so...........

also since when is 80 30 times higher than 170?

There you go again with your sequential read/write numbers... The 512K and especially the 4K read/write numbers for a quality SSD will blow any HDD out of the water, and that is where most of your day-to-day usage is (NOT sequential).

Why don't you re-run that test with 512K and 4K file sizes? I'd like to see those numbers compared to the Intel 320 drive...
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post #26 of 57
you dont wanna play the RAID game with SSDs lol they will laugh at your small 170 R/W speeds like u have no idea.
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you dont wanna play the RAID game with SSDs lol they will laugh at your small 170 R/W speeds like u have no idea.


and mine arent even that fast


edit: and since we are talking about intel drives here are my old x25-e

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post #28 of 57
Yes your drive has fast sequential. Good for you. Its still slower than any reasonably good SSD.
Either we have a troll here, or someone who is just REALLY thick and refuses to listen.
Either way im entertained.
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post #29 of 57

here is a test of 2 intel X-25s in RAID


and people go with intel SSDs because its intel. the only issue they have had is a hiccup in the firmware of the 320s that brings the drive down to 8MB and you loose all you r data lol

not that bad really because its cause by your computer not shutting down properly which would be user error lol
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Reading through this thread, it just seems that the OP is biased against SSD's. NO matter how many "spinner drives" you raid together, they are still going to be a lot slower than an SSD.

Also, Intel's line of SSD's are reknown for their high class reliability, not performance.
Edited by NitrousX - 7/19/11 at 11:42am
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