We now begin the benchmark portion of this article, but first let me show you our test system and the software we used:
Intel Series 520 240 GB
X79 MSI GD65 - Intel SATA 6G controllerin AHCI mode
Core i7 3960X at default configuration
GeForce GTX 580
16 GB (4x 4096 MB) DDR3 1600 MHZ
Power Supply Unit
Dell 3007WFP - up to 2560x1600
OS related Software
Windows 7 64-bit
Software benchmark suite
PCMark Vantage HDD test 1 through 8 ATTO Disk benchmark v2.4 SiSoft Sandra Storage Benchmark HDTach 126.96.36.199 HDTune Pro IOMeter AS SSD Benchmark File Copy Compressed test File Copy Uncompressed test Alien versus Predator game
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