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LSI SandForce 5 Series SSD Firmware - TRIM Lost and Found, Performance Investigated - Enterprise Testing

If you've bought an SSD in the last five months or updated your firmware, you need to read this article. Chris concludes a quest he started exactly five months ago and is now ready to guide you to higher performance with your LSI SandForce controlled SSD.

By: | Editorials in Storage | Posted: Aug 1, 2012 1:24 pm
Manufacturer: LSI SandForce

Passmark 7

 

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File Server

 

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Web Server

 

The first two tests are 100% read so there isn't much difference between the two other than the older FW is a little faster when straight reading data.

 

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Workstation

 

As soon as we mix a few writes in the non-TRIM FW panics and the TRIM FW keeps chugging along.

 

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Database Server

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