I don't quite understand the obsession with random write speeds. Why is it so important? When opening applications random read is important. Diskmon shows a lot of small file random writes in the background after an application is open, but at this point do we care about that speed?
Comparing two drives like the Corsair Nova (Indilnix Barefoot) and Force (SF-1200), the Force has 10x the random write speed, but 50% less random read. According to ssdreview's test, despite the Force also trouncing the Nova in sequential speeds it takes 2sec longer to boot and isn't any faster in opening and operating Photoshop. There must be other times when random writes are important, when is this? What's the minimum random write speed required for a light usage boot drive?
Here are some drives I'm looking at. Others can be added too:http://www.ssdreview.com/ssd-review/com ... ption.html