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Internet Security Threat Report 2014

HD Tach 3 readouts
Samsung 256GB

Samsung 256GB SSD

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OCZ Apex 120GB

Samsung 256GB SSD

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Intel X-25M 80GB

Samsung 256GB SSD

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During our tests, the temperature of the Samsung remained cool to the touch and didn’t exceed 25°C, just like the Intel, while the OCZ warms up to 45°C.

HD Tach 3 Results
Random Access Time

Samsung 256GB SSD - HD Tach 3

Time in Milliseconds
Shorter bars are better

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Speeds

Samsung 256GB SSD - HD Tach 3

Speed in Megabyters per Second (MB/s)
Longer bars are better

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

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