OCZ Octane 512GB Review (Page 5 of 10)

Page 5 - Benchmark: Crystal Disk Mark

About Crystal Disk Mark

- Measure sequential reads/writes speed
- Measure random 512KB, 4KB, 4KB (Queue Depth=32) reads/writes speed
- Select test data (Random, 0Fill, 1Fill)

From: Developer's Page

Crystal Disk Mark 3.0 is in the spotlight. Just a bit of background information; higher capacity drives tend to perform a little better in Crystal Disk Mark 3.0. This gives the Kingston SSDNow V+200 120GB a bit of an inherent competitive disadvantage compared to the 240GB drives on this list. For the most part, the SSDNow V+200 120GB trades punches quite fairly against the Patriot Pyro 120GB, which is a great thing. However, when it comes to having a pair of these drives in RAID 0, there is not much question that the SSDNow V+200 absolutely destroyed the competition in the first two tests. However, in a rather surprising outcome, it actually decreased the score in the 4K read/write benchmark. Closing off the set are the 4K QD32 results; RAID 0 significantly improved write performance, but still didn't beat the OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS 240GB in the read test.

Page Index
1. Introduction and Specifications
2. A Closer Look, Installation, Test System
3. Benchmark: AIDA64 Disk Benchmark
4. Benchmark: ATTO Disk Benchmark
5. Benchmark: Crystal Disk Mark 3.0
6. Benchmark: HD Tach
7. Benchmark: HD Tune Pro 4.60
8. Benchmark: PassMark PerformanceTest 7.0
9. Benchmark: PCMark Vantage
10. Conclusion