Published on 25th July 2013 by
Originally Posted by barrkelI'm very skeptical about Rapid Mode, and dubious about the value of including it in the benchmarking. <snip>
Did you test resiliency when using Rapid Mode? What happens when you save a document and power off the machine shortly after? Is the window for data loss increased? What is the impact on free memory for other applications? How stable is the driver that it uses, have there been stability issues in the past with it? Compatibility across Windows versions?
The other question I have is why the Vertex 3 240GB is faster to boot, yet slower than the Samsung drives in every other benchmark. Clearly Windows is doing something that the Vertex 3 is better at, yet it hasn't been captured by any of the synthetic benchmarks. I find myself wondering what exactly that is?
the Samsung SSD 840 and Samsung SSD 840 Pro ranges caused something of a stir
Originally Posted by Corky42@phuzz, yes normal SSD&HDD can lose data in the event of a power failure, but most drives come with, what 8 to 64Mb ? when your dealing with what in essence is a 1GB ram drive the potential for data loss could be a lot greater.
Originally Posted by SchizoFrogMaybe Bit-Tech should do a group test on UPS items?
Originally Posted by Corky42 but last time i looked at UPS's they where exclusively for servers, as they cost almost as much as your average desktop PC at the time.
Originally Posted by faugusztinWas that sometime in middle of last decade ?
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