Patriot Wildfire 120GB Reviewccokeman -
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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 2011: 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.
In the HD Tach and Sandra testing, the Vertex 3 is still the fastest drive I have tested, while the Patriot Wildfire easily delivers performance well above that of drives equipped with Sandforce 1222 and INDILINX controllers.