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Real Name
Allyn Malventano
Title
Storage Editor
Location
San Antonio, TX
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You can find Allyn on PC Perspective and a few other places:

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3 years 22 weeks

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PCMark Vantage and 7

09/02/2014 - 14:51

For trace based testing, we are replacing the outdated PCMark 05 results with a pair of newer versions of the same. PCMark Vantage and PCMark 7 results will be included moving forward. We are also running PCMark 8 on samples as we receive them, however...

HDTune

09/02/2014 - 14:49

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...

HDTune

09/02/2014 - 14:49

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...

HDTach

09/02/2014 - 14:45

HD Tach will test the sequential read, random access and interface burst speeds of your attached storage device (hard drive, flash drive, removable drive, etc). All drive technologies such as SCSI, IDE/ATA, 1394, USB, SATA and RAID are supported. Test...

HDTach

09/02/2014 - 14:45

HD Tach will test the sequential read, random access and interface burst speeds of your attached storage device (hard drive, flash drive, removable drive, etc). All drive technologies such as SCSI, IDE/ATA, 1394, USB, SATA and RAID are supported. Test...

PCPer File Copy Test

09/02/2014 - 14:39

Our custom PCPer-FC test does some fairly simple file creation and copy routines in order to test the storage system for speed.  The script creates a set of files of varying sizes, times the creation process, then copies the same files to another...

PCPer File Copy Test

09/02/2014 - 14:39

Our custom PCPer-FC test does some fairly simple file creation and copy routines in order to test the storage system for speed.  The script creates a set of files of varying sizes, times the creation process, then copies the same files to another...

Internals, Testing Methodology and System Setup

09/02/2014 - 13:49

Internals: Disassembly: [inline:files/review/2014-09-02/DSC05023.JPG] Rear PCB, 4x Micron 20nm Sync Flash, custom packaged by ADATA: [inline:files/review/2014-09-02/DSC05024.JPG] Close-up of the RAM packages. Two are needed for additional table space...

Internals, Testing Methodology and System Setup

09/02/2014 - 13:44

Internals: Disassembly: [inline:files/review/2014-09-02/DSC05013.JPG] Micron 20nm Sync flash, custom packaged x4 at the rear: [inline:files/review/2014-09-02/DSC05014.JPG] Four more custom Micron flash packages at the front: [inline:files/review/2014-09-...

AMD Radeon R7 480GB SATA SSD Full Review - Gaming Barefoot

08/21/2014 - 11:10

Introduction: AMD has been branching their brand out past CPUs for nearly a decade now. Back in 2006, AMD acquired ATI, and their video card branch has been highly competitive ever since. Then in 2011, AMD entered the RAM market by partnering with...