SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of IBIS HSDL vs SSDNow V300

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of OCZ IBIS HSDL

Reasons to consider the
OCZ IBIS HSDL

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Much faster 4k random write 218.13 MB/s vs 33.3 MB/s More than 6.5x faster 4k random write
Significantly faster 4k random read 257.14 MB/s vs 38.7 MB/s Around 6.8x faster 4k random read
Significantly faster 512K sequential read 710.98 MB/s vs 235.27 MB/s More than 3x faster 512K sequential read
Much lower 4k random read access time 0.97 ms vs 6.46 ms 6.7x lower 4k random read access time
Much lower 4k random write access time 1.15 ms vs 7.51 ms 6.5x lower 4k random write access time
Significantly higher AS SSD score 1,220 pts vs 306 pts Around 4x higher AS SSD score
Higher capacity 160 GB vs 60 GB Around 2.8x higher capacity
Much higher MTBF 2,000,000 hours vs 1,000,000 hours 2x higher MTBF
Significantly faster AS SSD ISO copy 532.98 MB/s vs 113.54 MB/s Around 4.8x faster AS SSD ISO copy
Slightly faster 512K sequential write 510.91 MB/s vs 468.69 MB/s Around 10% faster 512K sequential write
Front view of Kingston SSDNow V300

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Kingston SSDNow V300

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Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 8.3 s vs 16.6 s 2x faster windows 7 boot-up time
Much lighter 77 g vs 339 g 4.4x lighter
Much lower avg. power consumption 1.81 Watts vs 7.84 Watts 4.3x lower avg. power consumption
Much faster photoshop lens filter 56.7 s vs 74 s Around 25% faster photoshop lens filter
Much thinner thickness 7 mm vs 25 mm 3.6x thinner thickness

Benchmarks Real world tests of IBIS HSDL vs SSDNow V300

4K Random Read

IBIS HSDL
257.14 MB/s
SSDNow V300
38.7 MB/s

4K Random Write

IBIS HSDL
218.13 MB/s
SSDNow V300
33.3 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

IBIS HSDL
16.6 s
SSDNow V300
8.3 s

Avg. Power Consumption

IBIS HSDL
7.84 Watts
SSDNow V300
1.81 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

IBIS HSDL
1.15 ms
SSDNow V300
7.51 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

IBIS HSDL
0.97 ms
SSDNow V300
6.46 ms

Reviews Word on the street

IBIS HSDL  vs SSDNow V300 

8.0
8.0
Despite hefty pricing in excess of £500, the 240GB model arguably offers the best combination of value and capacity in the IBIS range.
IBIS HSDL

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