Super Talent 128GB SATA II SSD

CrystalDiskMark

CrystalDiskMark
 
CrystalDiskMark is an excellent free utlity for evaluating the performance of any hard drive in your system, the test comprises of two tests, sequential read/write and a random read/write test.  The results below were obtained through running 5 rounds of the 500MB test.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Results Analysis 
 
As you can see from the results above the Super Talent FTM28GX25H puts in an excellent performance, beating the OCZ Vertex and in some cases even the OCZ Summit in most tests.  In the 4k Read test the ST FTM28GX25H beats off both of OCZ's offerings and then holds its own in the Write test equaling the OCZ Summit. 
 
With the 512k Read test the OCZ Summit pulls ahead but is then reigned back in again by the FTM28GX25H in the 512k Write test.
 
Moving onto the Sequential Read test the OCZ drives have the edge but once again the FTM28GX25H narrows this on the Sequential Write test.  One thing to remember guys is that as newer firmware is released we should expect to see increased performance from the FTM28GV25H.
 
Lets move on and take a look at some ATTO benchmarks. 
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Most Recent Comments

25-09-2009, 08:04:00

VonBlade
SSDs are easily the most desirable piece of hardware around. Silent, super fast, cool. This one is fast and reasonably priced. What's more to ask?

It scores 10 on the VB want-o-meter.Quote

25-09-2009, 08:13:24

Rastalovich
In a climate where we often see the judgement of particularly graphic cards as a matter of £/fps, despite the performance. Would it be a reasonable request to add £/G at the bottom of the comparison table for the range of tested drives ?

Could be a good inclusion in cpu comparisons also being as, looking from the gaming pov, anything above a 3.2g (or so) P4 is regarded as a "minimum" requirement.Quote

25-09-2009, 08:59:56

Datamonkey
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Rastalovich'
In a climate where we often see the judgement of particularly graphic cards as a matter of £/fps, despite the performance. Would it be a reasonable request to add £/G at the bottom of the comparison table for the range of tested drives ?

Could be a good inclusion in cpu comparisons also being as, looking from the gaming pov, anything above a 3.2g (or so) P4 is regarded as a "minimum" requirement.
Hi Rasta,

Its a good idea and something i was going to include with this review, but as I was unable to find a uk price for the drive it would be unfair to just convert the $ to £ as we know that just does not happen when it comes to pc hardware. If i can find a uk price in the future its something I will be sure to include

VB,

100% Agree with you fella, now I would love to find out how they would perform in a raid 0 setup Will have to wait until their available in the uk though.Quote

29-09-2009, 11:44:28

Bungral
When you say £/G do you mean per GB???

If it's to be likened to the £/FPS comparison, then surely it would need to be £/Read & Write speed.

Think I know what I'm getting at.

Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Rastalovich'
In a climate where we often see the judgement of particularly graphic cards as a matter of £/fps, despite the performance. Would it be a reasonable request to add £/G at the bottom of the comparison table for the range of tested drives ?

Could be a good inclusion in cpu comparisons also being as, looking from the gaming pov, anything above a 3.2g (or so) P4 is regarded as a "minimum" requirement.
Quote

29-09-2009, 11:54:32

Datamonkey
Hi Bungral

Nope £/G should b3 £ cost per Gb as in Gigabyte.

Pound cost per Gigabyte.

Say a 128Gb drive costs £300 that would be 128 divided by 300 giving you an approc cost of £2.34 per Gigabyte for the drive

Hope thats makes sense. Doing as £ per read/write speed wouldnt work.

CheersQuote
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