To figure this you select some measurable criteria. You listed use but you'll have to write down a test to perform that results in a numeric result.
For example you'll set up one system with one setup and another with the other setup. Then run your selected benchmarks and put them into your spreadsheet.
Now you'll swap the drives and configuration between the 2 setups and repeat.
After all that you'll have your answer which is better at the tasks you want to perform. Some folk have forgotten how to benchmark their way to the answer.
If you wanted a guess, some will give you that.
I have been accepted into a Beta Testing Program, and will soon be
installing a New unreleased MONSTER 2TB SSHD, and Upgrading my Windows 7
64-Bit to Windows 8 PRO 64-Bit.
Presently I have a RAID 0+1, using 3-Samsung F3 Spinpoint HD103SJ
@ 1TB each.
I do Mild MMORPG Gaming (Lotro, WoW, & D3), I Burn CD's, &
Videos, and General Web Surfing (Facebook, Forums, Twitter,
Streaming Video, etc.,)
Wanted to find out which Hard-drive is going to be Best for which
Software, and/or Should I Re-Format my RAID back to 3 separate
Hard-Drives, or Leave the RAID as is?
Perhaps Load everything into the SSHD? Perhaps Uninstall the RAID
configuration, and Use 1 of the Spinpoints for Back-up (and Box up the
Wanted to see what would be the Best Over-all recommendation(s) for
**ALSO: So, which Benchmark Testing Programs would you
Since, I have my system Listed, do You see a need to speed-up my
(I have been offered a "Deal" from G.Skill to go to 4x4GB 1866)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 125W C3 Revision (HDZ955FBGMBOX) 3.2ghz
Black Ed. 64-bit Socket AM3
GIGABYTE GA-790FXTA-UD5 Motherboard
G.SKILL Rip-Jaws Series 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3
1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL8D-4GBRM
3 x SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200RPM 32MB Cache
SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive RAID 0 Striped, 1- Hard-drive
THERMALTAKE Armor+MX Case 23cm Side Fan Model
THERMALTAKE TR2 RX 850W Black Widow, Silver 80 Certified
COOLER MASTER Hyper N620 CPU Cooler
2 x (Crossfire) XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT)
1GB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16
PLEXTOR PX-880SA DVD/CD Super Multi - Writer, DVD 24X, CD-R
48X, SATA, w/Lightscribe
CREATIVE SOUND Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Pro
LOGITECH MX5500 Revolution (Wireless Keyboard & Mouse)
LOGITECH Z-5300e Audio System
LOGITECH G930 Wireless Headset (On a Mumble Server)
WINDOWS 7 Home Premium Edition 64-Bit