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This is more of a question than a problem. wink.gif
Im a complete noob when it comes to SSD's, and i only just got my OCZ Revodrive 3 weeks ago or so. loving it so far, but i decided to have a look at the actual speeds.
here's what it was coming up with:

revodrive.jpg

now, is that normal with revodrives? its advertised at 540mb/s read 480mb/s write. its PCI-E x4. so whats going on?
Edited by mcrbradbury - 4/20/11 at 4:17pm
post #2 of 12
How could it use sata three when its pci e x4 ?
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Don't know about this, but since you got the 80GB version, these are going to be a lot slower than the 480GB versions that you've probably seen the benchmarks run on.
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OHHH
see that is news to me to
well you should have just gone with something a little bit more refundable ( or returnable for refund towards say..... A VERTEX 3 )
You sir should have consulted with the ocn for help before purchase
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post #5 of 12
the revo is basically a regular SSD with a controller converting the sata to pcix which is stupid.

you should have asked here first and people would have told you not to buy it since its basically a waste. the faster drives you have seen benchmarks on are just 2 sata SSDs in raid on the card so its cheaper to just get 2 drives and raid them yourself.
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post #6 of 12
First off, HDTune isn't the greatest for SSDs.

Install AS-SSD so you can compare apples to apples.

Second off, I'm sorry to inform you that (IMHO) the Revo drives are actually pretty crappy and you're stuck with it.

Third off, exactly which drive did you buy?

Edit...OP, did you buy this?
Edited by Old Hippie - 4/20/11 at 10:31am
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post #7 of 12
There essentially the same program......
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Try running a benchmark using 1MB blocks with a queue depth of 32.
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Doesn't the Revo PCIe card SSD NOT have garbage collection? I heard it doesn't.
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Doesn't the Revo PCIe card SSD NOT have garbage collection? I heard it doesn't.

It has garbage collection, just no TRIM I believe.
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