Corsair 128GB Nova Series SSD Reviewajmatson - April 20, 2010
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HD Tach v18.104.22.168: HD Tach is another hard drive benchmark utility, much like HD Tune. This benchmark will measure the average read speed, the random access time, and the amount of the CPU used during operation.
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SiSoft Sandra 2009 SP3: SiSoft Sandra is a diagnostic utility and synthetic benchmarking program. Sandra allows you to view your hardware at a higher level to be more helpful.
For the HD Tach benchmark, the Corsiar Nova SSD had the highest average read score and lowest CPU utilization, but came in a bit behind in burst speed from the Kingston SSD. For the Sandra tests, it came back as being the top drive in both speed and access time.