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34nm OCZ Vertex 2e 120GB - IDE vs AHCI

posted May 5, 2011, 1:17 PM by Victor Zakharov   [ updated May 10, 2011, 7:12 AM ]
These tests were done on HP Compaq dx2400 Microtower PC, which I have at work.
AHCI shines on large queue depth, which is typical for a server. And you can gain some sequential speed boost with non-queued access as well (either sequential or random).

(1) IDE mode
 (2) AHCI mode

Just in case you are wondering how regular desktop hard drive performs, here is the picture:

(all pictures are click-able)