Legit Storage Reviews
Kingston 128GB V+ Series SNV325-S2 SSD Review
|Date:||Tue, Jan 26, 2010 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Nathan Kirsch -|
HD Tach v22.214.171.124
HD Tach is a low level hardware benchmark for random access read/write storage devices such as hard drives, removable drives (ZIP/JAZZ), flash devices, and RAID arrays. HD Tach uses custom device drivers and other low level Windows interfaces to bypass as many layers of software as possible and get as close to the physical performance of the device possible.
Benchmark Results: The Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 128GB drive is only rated to have a sequential read of 230MB/s and write speed of 180MB/s. We were able to reach 208MB/s read and 33.6MB/s write. Something strange is going on with the write score, and due to the fact that HD Tach has not been updated in some time we will be ignoring that performance score. The random access time and CPU utilization were really low, which is what we like to see on SSDs.
Comparison Chart: With the Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 128GB drive we see that it does fairly well across the board with just that funky write score making it look bad. The results of HD Tach's CPU utilization test don't mean much as the application has a +/- 2% margin of error and the results of the benchmark range between 0-3%, which doesn't represent a significant difference. Let's take a look at a different benchmark and see what it shows for write performance.
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Page 1 - Kingston's SNV325-S2/128GB SSD
Page 2 - Inside The 2nd Gen SSDNow V+ Drive
Page 3 - The Test System
Page 4 - HD Tach v126.96.36.199
Page 5 - HD Tune v3.50
Page 6 - HD Tune v3.50 - Random Access
Page 7 - SiSoftware Sandra 2010
Page 8 - CrystalDiskMark v2.2
Page 9 - ATTO Disk Benchmark v2.34
Page 10 - PCMark Vantage
Page 11 - AS SSD Benchmark
Page 12 - Capacity and Windows 7
Page 13 - Final Thoughts and Conclusions