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    lots of stuff on your "C"!

    i tend to keep my OS drives lean, kosher and on diet . I am using four SSDs and chances of screw up are high so i save all my stuff on other drives and back up bi weekly (if i remember).

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    Yeah atto is good for harddisks ;) but on sandforce based ssd's is showing inflated writes, due to the fact the sf-controller is applying compression... atto is using a zero-filled file for it's testing.

    You just can't match atto scores on any normal file. Try an iso or mkv and sf writes will be just like intel or other ssd, around 80-140mb/s seq. write. Depending on how bad durawrite is slowing it down... On a freshly secure-erased one you will perhaps get like 120-140mb/s write on a file containing random data, but after a while of writing it will slow down a bit until left idle and trim/gc does some cleaning.

    I feel CrystalDiskMark and ASSD produce more lifelike figures, but OCZ advice against using those too much, the highly uncompressable data they write could make durawrite kick in early. Running CDM with 5x1000mb would write like 15gb of uncompressable data, pushing the sf controller... so 5x50mb or 3x50mb every once in a while seems to be a reasonable test, not writing too much but at least it's data containing bits. The odd thing is that if you try a 5x50 on hdd, you will see strange figures, so it's still no good for comparing hdd to ssd. For hdd 1000mb seems right.

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    Question: I've been researching SSD info.
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but with the Sandforce controller firmware, it looks like the smaller (e.g. less than 128MB) drives are intentionally "crippled" to perform at lower speeds than the larger drives.

    Inquiring minds want to know ;)
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    What I understand is that sandforce drives suffer less from this than for example c300's ...

    specs vertex2 vs c300

    vertex2 50-240g have te same spec, only the 40g and 400-480g have lower spec.
    The c300's writes seem to go up every size...
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    Thanks for the reply.
    The ssd reviews all seem to say that OCZ has a special relationship with Sandforce where OCZ can iinclude "special" firmware that isn't crippled and all the remaining OEMs can't.
    vertex2 50-240g have the same spec
    I think that this might be unique with OCZ drives.

    I don't know how much real world performance differences there are with 60 - 64 GB boot drives versus 128 MB or larger boot drives.
    From what I've read, the 64MB C300 has excellent performance in all areas except for sequential writes.

    I'm somewhat sure that sequential write performance isn't all that important with ssd boot drives.
    Guess I'll have to buy a 64 GB C300 and see what the boot times are with my aging C2D setup.
    Last edited by profJim; 12-07-2010 at 07:49 PM. Reason: added quote + reply
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    Yeah, that's one reason I picked ocz, the uncrippled firmware rumour, the updates, oh and ofcourse the forum. C300's seem to be very good in reading from what I've read, but write seems to scale with size. sf based drives have high seq. writes and rnd. write 4k iops.

    I think both will be about the same in a real life scenario, both are 2nd gen controller and use 34nm flash, just different strategies, making one shine in a certain area (on the specsheet).

    maybe with bootracer higher reads will outdo vertex2... but then you would lose some initializing sataIII controller... and speaking of that, it seems it's not performing as well as it could on some sataIII controllers
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    - 16G(4x4G) Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 1333 @ 2133-c11. w1.55v

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    - Hauppauge HVR2200 PCIE 1x tv-tuner card.[PCIEX1_3]
    - Intel controller in raid mode.
    - 2x WD 500G blacks in raid0 on intel port 0-1.
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    - 1x Optiarc DVDRW on intel port 4.
    - 1x Samsung 500G on marvell port 0.
    - 24" LCD monitor @ Geforce 0, lower HDMI port.
    - 17" LCD monitor @ Geforce 0, upper HDMI port.
    - 19" LCD tv @ intel/onboard HDMI.
    - 4ch analoge speakers, cambridge dtt set.
    - internal spdif header connected to Geforce 0.
    - front usb connected.
    - front ac97 connected.
    - front cardreader (usb) connected.
    - rear 4x usb bracket.
    - ms media keyboard, ms comfort mouse. usb, wired.
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    Scores so far:

    Last edited by Darkje; 12-08-2010 at 10:43 PM.
    - Z68X-UD3H-B3(rev 1.3), bios F12
    - I5-2500k [3148C059], cooled by scythe mugen2 rev.b with 1500rpm pwm-fan on cpufan header.
    - 8G(2x4G) Corsair Vengeance LP CML8GX3M2A1600C9W,Low profile/Low voltage, DDR1600/C9-1.35v. Slots 1&2.
    - 16G(4x4G) Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 1333 @ 2133-c11. w1.55v

    - Seasonic M12D SS850-EM , 850W Semi-Modular PSU with 80A at 12V.
    - 2x EVGA GeForce GTX285-1GB in SLi, 4x 6pin power and bridge connected.[PCIEX_16 and PCIEX_8]
    - Hauppauge HVR2200 PCIE 1x tv-tuner card.[PCIEX1_3]
    - Intel controller in raid mode.
    - 2x WD 500G blacks in raid0 on intel port 0-1.
    - 1x WD 1000G black on intel port 2.
    - 1x OCZ Vertex2 (32nm) on intel port 3.
    - 1x Optiarc DVDRW on intel port 4.
    - 1x Samsung 500G on marvell port 0.
    - 24" LCD monitor @ Geforce 0, lower HDMI port.
    - 17" LCD monitor @ Geforce 0, upper HDMI port.
    - 19" LCD tv @ intel/onboard HDMI.
    - 4ch analoge speakers, cambridge dtt set.
    - internal spdif header connected to Geforce 0.
    - front usb connected.
    - front ac97 connected.
    - front cardreader (usb) connected.
    - rear 4x usb bracket.
    - ms media keyboard, ms comfort mouse. usb, wired.
    - w7x64-sp1.



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