Patriot Pyro SE 120GB & 240GB Reviewccokeman -
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HD Tach v188.8.131.52: HD Tach is another hard drive benchmark utility, much like HD Tune. This benchmark measures the average read speed, random access time, and CPU utilization during operation.
- Quick Test 8MB Zones
SiSoft Sandra 2011: SiSoft Sandra is a diagnostic utility and synthetic benchmarking program. It allows you to view your hardware at a higher level to be more helpful.
- Physical Disks:
In the HD Tach testing the Pyro SE drives deliver performance just under that of the OCZ Vertex 3 in the average read test. The burst speeds, CPU usage, and access time are a wash. Putting that in perspective means that the 120 and 240GB drive can perform at the top end of the spectrum of the drives I have tested so far. In both tests the 120GB Pyro SE outperforms the rest of the 120GB comparison drives.