SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of RevoDrive X2 vs X25-M G2 Postville

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 28.64 MB/s More than 7x faster 4k random write
Much higher capacity 960 GB vs 160 GB 6x higher capacity
Much faster 512K sequential write 671.29 MB/s vs 82.2 MB/s Around 8.2x faster 512K sequential write
Faster 4k random read 251.97 MB/s vs 145.93 MB/s Around 75% faster 4k random read
Significantly faster 512K sequential read 658.53 MB/s vs 249.95 MB/s Around 2.8x faster 512K sequential read
Much lower 4k random write access time 1.23 ms vs 8.73 ms 7.1x lower 4k random write access time
Significantly higher AS SSD score 1,190 pts vs 314 pts More than 3.8x higher AS SSD score
Significantly higher MTBF 2,000,000 hours vs 1,200,000 hours More than 65% higher MTBF
Higher PCMark vantage score 23,101 pts vs 19,319 pts Around 20% higher PCMark vantage score
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 354.95 MB/s vs 131.94 MB/s Around 2.8x faster AS SSD ISO copy
Lower 4k random read access time 0.99 ms vs 1.71 ms More than 40% lower 4k random read access time
Front view of Intel X25-M G2 Postville

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Intel X25-M G2 Postville

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Faster windows 7 boot-up time 14.4 s vs 16.8 s Around 15% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Significantly lighter 80 g vs 130 g Around 40% lighter

Benchmarks Real world tests of RevoDrive X2 vs X25-M G2 Postville

4K Random Read

RevoDrive X2
251.97 MB/s
X25-M G2 Postville
145.93 MB/s

4K Random Write

RevoDrive X2
203.72 MB/s
X25-M G2 Postville
28.64 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

4K Random Read Access Time

4K Random Write Access Time

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