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Storage Performance In Entertainment And Content Creation

Test Setup And Benchmarks

Test Hardware
ProcessorIntel Core i5-2500K (Sandy Bridge), 32 nm, 3.3 GHz, LGA 1155, 6 MB Shared L3, Turbo Boost Enabled
MotherboardASRock Z68 Extreme4, BIOS v1.4
MemoryKingston HyperX 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3-1333 @ DDR3-1333, 1.5 V
System DriveOCZ Vertex 3 240 GB SATA 6Gb/s, Firmware: 2.15
GraphicsPalit GeForce GTX 460 1 GB
Capture CardBlack Magic Intensity ProHauppauge Colossus
Power SupplySeasonic 760 W, 80 PLUS
System Software and Drivers
Operating SystemWindows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
DirectXDirectX 11
DriverGraphics: 285.62RST: 10.6.0.1002Virtu: 1.1.101
Benchmarks
Intel Trace-based Toolv5.2
Games
Battlefield 31680x1050, Ultra
Software
MediaEspressov6.5Quality Setting
Capture SoftwareWinTV v7.2Blackmagic Media Express v.1.21080i
Adobe Photoshop CS5Default settings
Windows Media Player 12Default settings
Frapsv3.4.7, 30 FPS, Full-screen