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Zalman N128 128 GB SSD

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ZALMAN recently entered the solid-state storage market with SSDs based on Sandforce controllers. Their first model we test is the N128 GB model which is based on SF-1222 with 128 GB of capacity.

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Would've been cool to see a 5400 rpm drive in the performance per dollar page.
 
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say lovee :roll:
lovely is the fact that most of the review consists of real life measurements, not benchmarks.
I agree. This is one of the few reviews where you get the real idea how good it is. I don't know what 4500 PCMarks mean or what does a 275MB/s mean for a 32 levels deep queue (example). But i do know what it means for a boot time, time to compress files, patch a game, install office, startup Photoshop etc. I like it.
 

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ideas for additional real-life relevant benchmarks are welcome
 
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I actually like the benchmarks used, seem to cover the bases well and shows more how it will actually impact the end user rather than synthetics which show nothing but a pretty number on a chart.

I still would like to see some of the better preforming large capacity drives up there, just as a reference. Something like the 1tb wd black and a seagate 1tb.