Let’s see how this drive holds up then. For performance testing on the OCZ Agility Series 120GB we used our usual test bed:
Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad QX9770
Motherboard: Asus P5E3
Memory: 2GB Corsair CM3X1024-1333C9 DDR3
Graphics Card: AMD ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 using Catalyst 9.4 drivers
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit
The SSD is initially added as an unformatted slave drive, and subjected to read and write test runs of HD Tune Pro.
In this benchmark OCZ’s new drive comes out very well indeed. In the write test the Agility is nothing too remarkable, though on average it comes in second only to the Vertex. Read speed is of course far more important for most people, as this aids things like application access and level loading times in games. Here the Agility lives up to its name, as its average read speed bests the maximum figures of all but the far more expensive Intel X25-M.