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Silicon Motion SM2246EN SSD Controller Preview - Benchmarks - PCMark 8 Hard Disk Tests

Silicon Motion SM2246EN SSD Controller Preview

Silicon Motion is looking to take a large portion of LSI SandForce and Marvell's market share with a new 4-channel SSD controller. Let's take a look.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Sep 2, 2013 1:01 pm

Benchmarks - PCMark 8 Hard Disk Tests

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.0

Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/pcmark8

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Note: PCMark 8 Storage benchmark is ideal for testing the performance of SSDs, HDDs and hybrid drives. Using traces recorded from Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and a selection of popular games, PCMark 8 Storage highlights real-world performance differences between storage devices.

 

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PCMark 8 Storage Bandwidth

 

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At first I was worried that Silicon Motion programmed the reference drive to deliver exceptional performance just in Vantage, but after seeing the PCMark 8 results, I'm not worried about any cheats.

 

In PCM8 the drive delivers solid performance.

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