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Intel SSD 525 Series Full Capacity Roundup - Intel Sweeps mSATA

Subject: Storage
Tagged: Intel, ssd, 525, msata

HDTune 5

HDTune tests a similar level of features as compared with HDTach, but with a different access pattern. Thus provides us with an additional set of benchmark numbers to compare between storage configurations. Here we can get the minimum, maximum and average transfer rates as well as the burst rates and access times. CPU utilization has proven negligible with modern processing horsepower, and is no longer included.

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Much like HDTach, HDTune's burst test gives very inconsistent results. Posted here for information only - the results don't have much in the way of significant meaning.

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All SandForce drives did very well here. Even the 30GB model nearly capped out SATA 6Gb/sec, exceeding its rated read speed in the peaks.

January 31, 2013 | 07:48 PM - Posted by David (not verified)

Huh. An mSATA SSD that doesn't suck!

February 1, 2013 | 04:20 PM - Posted by eastbayrae

They need to be bigger.

February 2, 2013 | 05:12 AM - Posted by D1RTYD1Z619

I can't wait till the 480s come down in price then maybe ill remove the 20gb slc one that came with my gigabyte mb and install the 480gb one for my main drive and use my 500gb black as a external back up for game files like Steam.

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