We now begin the benchmark portion of this article, but first let me show you our test system and the software we used:
Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB
X79 MSI - 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 Anvil's Storage Utilities ATTO Disk benchmark v2.4 SiSoft Sandra Storage Benchmark HDTach 22.214.171.124 HDTune Pro IOMeter AS SSD Benchmark File Copy Compressed test File Copy Uncompressed test Alien versus Predator game
The test bench that is responisble for our SSD tests
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