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Test Setup And Benchmarks

Exploring SSD Performance In Battlefield 3, F1 2011, And Rift
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Test Hardware
Processor
Intel Core i5-2500K (Sandy Bridge), 32 nm, 3.3 GHz, LGA 1155, 6 MB Shared L3, Turbo Boost Enabled
Motherboard
ASRock Z68 Extreme4, BIOS v1.4
Memory
Kingston Hyper-X 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3-1333 @ DDR3-1333, 1.5 V
System Drive
SSD: OCZ Vertex 3 240 GB SATA 6Gb/s, Firmware: 2.06
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Green 2 TB (WD20EARX) SATA 3Gb/s
Graphics
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 580 1536 MB
Power Supply
Seasonic 760 W, 80 PLUS
System Software and Drivers
Operating System
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
DirectX
DirectX 11
DriverGraphics: 285.62
RST: 10.6.0.1002
Virtu: 1.1.101
Benchmarks
Iometer
v1.1.0
Games
Battlefield 3
Origin, 1680x1050, High Quality Settings
F1 2011
Steam Version, 1680x1050, 4x AA, High Quality Settings
Rift
v1.5, 1680x1050, High Quality Settings


Installation Notes:

  • Battlefield 3 was installed using EA's Origin client
  • F1 2011 was installed from Steam
  • Rift was installed from scratch using the client's downloader
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