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Written by Olin Coles   
Monday, 11 July 2011
Table of Contents: Page Index
Patriot Wildfire SF-2281 Solid State Drive
Closer Look: Patriot Wildfire SSD
Features and Specifications
SSD Testing Methodology
AS-SSD Benchmark
ATTO Disk Benchmark
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 Tests
Iometer IOPS Performance
EVEREST Disk Benchmark
PCMark Vantage HDD Tests
Patriot Wildfire SSD Conclusion

ATTO Disk Benchmark

The ATTO Disk Benchmark program is free, and offers a comprehensive set of test variables to work with. In terms of disk performance, it measures interface transfer rates at various intervals for a user-specified length and then reports read and write speeds for these spot-tests. There are some minor improvements made to the 2.46 version of the program that allow for test lengths up to 2GB, but all of our benchmarks are conducted with 256MB total length. ATTO Disk Benchmark requires that an active partition be set on the drive being tested. Please consider the results displayed by this benchmark to be basic bandwidth speed performance indicators.

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ATTO Disk Benchmark: Queue Depth 4 (Default)

Our basic bandwidth speed tests begin with the Patriot Wildfire SSD attached to the Intel P67-Express SATA 6Gb/s controller operating in AHCI mode. Using the ATTO Disk Benchmark tool, the test drive performs file transfers ranging from 0.5 KB to 8192 KB. This 120GB model PW120GS25SSDR reveals 558 MBps maximum read speed that plateaus from 1024-8192 KB file chunks, and 518 MBps peak write bandwidth plateaus from 64-8192 KB. These results both match Patriot's own specifications for the Wildfire-series solid state drive.

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In the next section, Benchmark Reviews tests sequential performance using the CrystalDiskMark 3.0 software tool...



 

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# RE: Patriot Wildfire SF-2281 Solid State DriveJeffery King 2011-07-11 23:13
Patriot used to offer 10 years warranty.....
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# PriceRobert Johnson 2011-07-18 00:20
Benchmark Reviews uses a five tier layer rating. The last one being value and Patriot shows their SSD prices are a bit too high. Warranty could also be better. Other than those two items it is a fine product.
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