OCZ Summit 250GB SATA2 SSD


CrystalDiskMark is a free utility maintained by Japanese company Crystal Dew World. CrystalDiskMark evaluates the performance of your hard drives based on two tests – a sequential read/write test and a random read/write test. You can select the drive to test, the number of test and the size of the data to test which can be 50MB, 100MB, 500MB and 1000MB. The results displayed below have been conducted using 5 rounds of the 500MB test.
Results Analysis
As you can see from the results above, the OCZ Summit wins out in all but the highest sequential read test but still hitting the advertised speed with ease. This has put paid to my previous concerns regarding the HDTach and HDTune readings. In all the other tests, the OCZ Summit is clearly the fastest drive in both read and write tests. The mechanical drives simply pale in comparison with even the Velociraptor crumbling under the immense speed both the Vertex and more importantly, the Summit SSD's offer.
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29-06-2009, 11:16:37

The OCZ Vertex set a very high standard two months ago but suffered mediocre write speeds. Can the Summit SSD make up the deficit? Find out in our latest in-depth review...


Review HEREQuote

29-06-2009, 12:33:52

Great review mate....shame about the price though... is twice as much as the bloody pc i am usin...Quote

29-06-2009, 12:39:55

Yeah I hear ya on the price. Still when people are paying £100 for 30GB I guess it's not so bad lol especially when you consider this is no 'run of the mill' drive.Quote

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