Hardware:

  • Intel Core i5-2500K @ 4.8GHz
  • Be Quiet Dark Rock Pro C1 CPU cooler
  • Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 motherboard
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM @ 1600MHz
  • OCZ Nocti 64GB mSATA (OS)

 

  • OCZ RevoDrive X2 240GB
  • OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 480GB
  • OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Max IOPS
  • Corsair Force 3 90GB
  • OCZ Vertex 2 120GB

Software:

  • Microsoft® Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
  • ATTO disk Benchmark
  • CrystalMark 3.0 x64
  • Blackmagic Disk Speed Test
  • IOMeter
  • SiSoft Sandra
  • AS SSD
  • Mathworks Matlab
  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2012

 

To ensure the repeatability of the drive’s performance and verify our results, each benchmark was repeated three times and the median result is being displayed in this review.