SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of HG5d vs 320

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 Toshiba HG5d

Reasons to consider the
Toshiba HG5d

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Significantly faster 4k random read 299.57 MB/s vs 133.91 MB/s Around 2.2x faster 4k random read
Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 6.9 s vs 12.1 s Around 45% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Significantly faster 512K sequential write 485.88 MB/s vs 195.32 MB/s Around 2.5x faster 512K sequential write
Higher capacity 256 GB vs 80 GB Around 3.2x higher capacity
Faster 512K sequential read 526.21 MB/s vs 220.68 MB/s Around 2.5x faster 512K sequential read
Faster 4k random write 86.23 MB/s vs 62.7 MB/s Around 40% faster 4k random write
Higher AS SSD score 864 pts vs 395 pts Around 2.2x higher AS SSD score
Higher PCMark vantage score 26,132 pts vs 21,770 pts More than 20% higher PCMark vantage score
Significantly lower 4k random read access time 0.83 ms vs 1.87 ms 2.3x lower 4k random read access time
Lower 4k random write access time 2.9 ms vs 3.99 ms More than 25% lower 4k random write access time
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 377.43 MB/s vs 217.55 MB/s Around 75% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Higher MTBF 1,500,000 hours vs 1,200,000 hours 25% higher MTBF
Front view of Intel 320

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Intel 320

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Significantly lower avg. power consumption 1.55 Watts vs 2.21 Watts Around 30% lower avg. power consumption
Slightly faster photoshop lens filter 56.2 s vs 57.4 s Almost the same

Benchmarks Real world tests of Toshiba HG5d vs Intel 320

4K Random Read

Toshiba HG5d
299.57 MB/s
Intel 320
133.91 MB/s

4K Random Write

Toshiba HG5d
86.23 MB/s
Intel 320
62.7 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

Toshiba HG5d
6.9 s
Intel 320
12.1 s

Avg. Power Consumption

Toshiba HG5d
2.21 Watts
Intel 320
1.55 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

Toshiba HG5d
2.9 ms
Intel 320
3.99 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Toshiba HG5d
0.83 ms
Intel 320
1.87 ms

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