SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of RevoDrive X2 vs IBIS HSDL

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 higher capacity 960 GB vs 160 GB 6x higher capacity
Much lighter 130 g vs 339 g 2.6x lighter
Faster 512K sequential write 671.29 MB/s vs 510.91 MB/s More than 30% faster 512K sequential write
Thinner thickness 23 mm vs 25 mm Around 10% thinner thickness
Slightly faster photoshop lens filter 72.8 s vs 74 s Almost the same
Default view of OCZ IBIS HSDL

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OCZ IBIS HSDL

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Slightly faster 4k random write 218.13 MB/s vs 203.72 MB/s More than 5% faster 4k random write
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 532.98 MB/s vs 354.95 MB/s More than 50% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Faster power consumption (Idle) 6.6 Watts vs 4.3 Watts Around 55% faster power consumption (Idle)

Benchmarks Real world tests of RevoDrive X2 vs IBIS HSDL

4K Random Read

RevoDrive X2
251.97 MB/s
IBIS HSDL
257.14 MB/s

4K Random Write

RevoDrive X2
203.72 MB/s
IBIS HSDL
218.13 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

RevoDrive X2
16.8 s
IBIS HSDL
16.6 s

4K Random Read Access Time

RevoDrive X2
1.23 ms
IBIS HSDL
1.15 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

RevoDrive X2
0.99 ms
IBIS HSDL
0.97 ms

Reviews Word on the street

RevoDrive X2  vs IBIS HSDL 

8.0
8.0
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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