Patriot Torqx 128GB SSD Reviewccokeman - December 3, 2009
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HD Tach v220.127.116.11: 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.
The 128GB Torqx drive has the highest average read speed in the HD Tach 8MB testing, while falling short of the Intel drive and out performing the 64GB Torqx in the burst speed test. The Sandra testing shows the 128GB version of the Torqx performing above all the drives, save the Intel. When you look at the access times, the Torqx SSD is just quick - the data is accessed many times faster than the mechanical drives.