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SanDisk A110 PCIe NGFF SSD Performance Preview - Future of Storage - A110 Performance Preview

SanDisk A110 PCIe NGFF SSD Performance Preview - Future of Storage

PCIe based SSDs might still be on the vine, but today we picked some fruit ready for consumption. SanDisk A110 PCIe NGFF fruit, that is. (NASDAQ:SNDK)

| m.2 SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 13, 2013 2:24 pm

Sequential Reads and Writes

 

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In HD Tune Pro we found a solid 100MB/s of sequential read performance over the best 2.5" SATA SSDs in this test under the same conditions.

 

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The same can be said with the sequential writes. The performance in a clean state is impressive, but it only gets better from here.

 

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After a realistic amount of 4K writes, we ran HD Tach to see where the write performance fell into place. We saw a drop in write performance, but not as bad as we see with many of the newer SATA III products on the market with 20nm flash.

 

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Moving down the list we were surprised to see the 4K reads under 40MB/s. Given the direct to CPU interface, we just expected a little more, but this isn't our first PCIe NGFF SSD to run this test.

 

At the 2013 Samsung Global SSD Summit the Samsung beta didn't surpass 40 MB/s in 4K reads in this same test.

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