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| Author: AkG |
Date: November 6, 2012
Product Name: Agility 4 256GB
Part Number: AGT4-25SAT3-256G
Warranty: 3 Years
Read Bandwidth / Write Performance
Read Bandwidth For this benchmark, HDTach was used. It shows the potential read speed which you are likely to experience with these hard drives. The long test was run to give a slightly more accurate picture. We don’t put much stock in Burst speed readings and thus we no longer included it. The most important number is the Average Speed number. This number will tell you what to expect from a given drive in normal, day to day operations. The higher the average the faster your entire system will seem.
Write Performance For this benchmark HD Tune Pro was used. To run the write benchmark on a drive, you must first remove all partitions from that drive and then and only then will it allow you to run this test. Unlike some other benchmarking utilities the HD Tune Pro writes across the full area of the drive, thus it easily shows any weakness a drive may have.
While the minimum write performance is a touch lower than we would like to see, both the average sequential read and average sequential write performance are right in line with what we have come to expect from modern drives. In these type of scenarios the choice of NAND has a minimal – at most- impact on overall performance.