What does BERT stand for?

  BERT stands for Bit Error Rate Test. A BERT test provides information regarding the line quality of a serial communications link. A BERT test is included in the Sealevel WinSSD utility.

Read More

What pattern is used by the WinSSD BERT test?

  WinSSD uses the 511-bit pseudo-random test pattern defined in the ITU document O.153 section 2.1. This pattern is one bit short of being 64-bytes long. The first bit of the second iteration of the pattern begins as the last missing bit of the previous pattern. The pattern “wraps” around shifted by one bit each […]

Read More