SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of Q vs RevoDrive X2

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

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

Winner
Toshiba

SSDBoss recommends the Toshiba based on its read performance and real world benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Toshiba Q

Reasons to consider the
Toshiba Q

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Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 7.8 s vs 16.8 s 2.2x faster windows 7 boot-up time
Faster 4k random read 317.85 MB/s vs 251.97 MB/s More than 25% faster 4k random read
Significantly lighter 55 g vs 130 g 2.4x lighter
Much faster photoshop lens filter 56.7 s vs 72.8 s More than 20% faster photoshop lens filter
Much thinner thickness 9 mm vs 23 mm 2.4x thinner thickness
Higher PCMark vantage score 25,549 pts vs 23,101 pts More than 10% higher PCMark vantage score
Slightly faster AS SSD ISO copy 414.06 MB/s vs 354.95 MB/s More than 15% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Front view of OCZ RevoDrive X2

Reasons to consider the
OCZ RevoDrive X2

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Significantly higher capacity 960 GB vs 512 GB Around 90% higher capacity
Significantly faster 4k random write 203.72 MB/s vs 129.34 MB/s Around 60% faster 4k random write
Faster 512K sequential write 671.29 MB/s vs 494.96 MB/s More than 35% faster 512K sequential write
Faster 512K sequential read 658.53 MB/s vs 526.64 MB/s More than 25% faster 512K sequential read
Higher MTBF 2,000,000 hours vs 1,500,000 hours Around 35% higher MTBF
Higher AS SSD score 1,190 pts vs 969 pts Around 25% higher AS SSD score
Lower 4k random write access time 1.23 ms vs 1.93 ms More than 35% lower 4k random write access time

Benchmarks Real world tests of Toshiba Q vs RevoDrive X2

4K Random Read

Toshiba Q
317.85 MB/s
RevoDrive X2
251.97 MB/s

4K Random Write

Toshiba Q
129.34 MB/s
RevoDrive X2
203.72 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

Toshiba Q
7.8 s
RevoDrive X2
16.8 s

4K Random Read Access Time

Toshiba Q
1.93 ms
RevoDrive X2
1.23 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Toshiba Q
0.79 ms
RevoDrive X2
0.99 ms

Reviews Word on the street

Toshiba vs RevoDrive X2 

8.0
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Normally we'd give an SSD the nod for that alone, but the tight grouping of all the drives in those benchmarks makes it clear that SSD performance has now gotten the better of those parts of our test suite.
Toshiba Q

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