After installing the USB2.0 module in a free USB 2.0 header on your motherboard, fire up Windows VISTA. A popup message welcomes you, and shows the USB disk properties:
Yes, we have 2GB of free space
This module is "ReadyBoost"
And to to enable it:
We fired up HD Tach v184.108.40.206 and prepared the full length test suite, that will put the USB stick through its paces:
The full bench test, scans the entire capacity of the module and graphs its average reading/writing performance:
The performance is very good. We had 25.0MB/sec average reading and 22.8MB/sec average writing performance. Our system takes a 5.0 score in the Windows Vista Index score: