The drives tested on our new storage testbed, has the following system specifications:
The list of SSDs tested are as follows:
Although the previously reviewed Intel SSD 335 Series was billed as a “mainstream” SSD, it wasn’t really mainstream in terms of performance and price. Performance-wise, it was capable of mixing it up with the current crop of high-end SSDs; and price-wise, it was only a tad more affordable than the Intel SSD 520 Series and about as costly other enthusiast grade SSDs. Hopefully, the new OCZ Agility 4 will be more of a mainstream SSD for casual users. In our review, we'll be comparing how it fares against its sibling, the Vertex 4 and also the recently reviewed Intel SSD 335 Series along with the current crop of high-end SSDs such as the Intel SSD 520 Series and Transcend SSD720.
The list of benchmarks used are as follows: