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SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB RAID 0 SSD Report - Benchmarks - PCMark 8

SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB RAID 0 SSD Report
SanDisk's Ultra Plus 256GB SSD is powered by a little 4-channel controller, but is still capable of delivering awesome performance thanks to nCache. (NASDAQ:SNDK)
By: | RAID in Storage | Posted: Nov 20, 2013 2:30 pm

PCMark 8 - Storage Bandwidth

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.2.157

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

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

 

PCMark 8 FutureMark's latest version of their popular series of PC benchmarking tools. Improving on previous releases, PCMark 8 includes battery life measurement tools and new tests using popular applications from Adobe and Microsoft. Whether you are looking for long battery life, or maximum power, PCMark 8 helps you find the devices that offer the perfect combination of efficiency and performance for your needs.

 

Use the PCMark 8 Storage benchmark to test the performance of SSDs, HDDs and hybrid drives with traces recorded from Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and a selection of popular games. You can test the system drive or any other recognized storage device, including local external drives. Unlike synthetic storage tests, the PCMark 8 Storage benchmark highlights real-world performance differences between storage devices.

 

PCMark 8's Storage Performance Benchmark is an absolute beast of a test. The benchmark beats the hell out of your drive/array for well over an hour resulting in a very thorough evaluation of a drives real-world performance.

 

OS Volume 75% full - Lightly Used

 

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This testing shows that an Ultra Plus array is capable of outstanding performance that's on par with array's that have 8-channel controllers.

 

Our SanDisk Ultra Plus array managed to outperform our Seagate 600 array and perform equally to our Mushkin Chronos array.

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