SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of RevoDrive X2 vs 510

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

Front view of OCZ RevoDrive X2

Reasons to consider the
OCZ RevoDrive X2

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Much faster 4k random write 203.72 MB/s vs 38.29 MB/s More than 5.2x faster 4k random write
Much higher capacity 960 GB vs 250 GB More than 3.8x higher capacity
Significantly faster 4k random read 251.97 MB/s vs 71.2 MB/s More than 3.5x faster 4k random read
Much faster 512K sequential write 671.29 MB/s vs 305.85 MB/s Around 2.2x faster 512K sequential write
Much lower 4k random write access time 1.23 ms vs 6.52 ms 5.3x lower 4k random write access time
Significantly higher AS SSD score 1,190 pts vs 348 pts Around 3.5x higher AS SSD score
Much lower 4k random read access time 0.99 ms vs 3.51 ms 3.5x lower 4k random read access time
Faster 512K sequential read 658.53 MB/s vs 487.63 MB/s More than 35% faster 512K sequential read
Significantly higher MTBF 2,000,000 hours vs 1,200,000 hours More than 65% higher MTBF
Front view of Intel 510

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Intel 510

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Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 10.7 s vs 16.8 s More than 35% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Much faster photoshop lens filter 55.8 s vs 72.8 s Around 25% faster photoshop lens filter
Larger cache 128 MB vs 0 MB Compared to all SSDs, 128 MB cache is just OK
Significantly lighter 80 g vs 130 g Around 40% lighter

Benchmarks Real world tests of RevoDrive X2 vs Intel 510

4K Random Read

RevoDrive X2
251.97 MB/s
Intel 510
71.2 MB/s

4K Random Write

RevoDrive X2
203.72 MB/s
Intel 510
38.29 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

RevoDrive X2
16.8 s
Intel 510
10.7 s

4K Random Read Access Time

RevoDrive X2
1.23 ms
Intel 510
6.52 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

RevoDrive X2
0.99 ms
Intel 510
3.51 ms

Reviews Word on the street

RevoDrive X2  vs Intel 510 

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You might be wondering why OCZ is investing in an alternative to the SATA I/O interface just when everyone else is climbing on the SATA 6Gbps bandwagon.
RevoDrive X2

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