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Silicon Power 64GB eSATA / USB Portable SSD - Test System Setup and ATTO Test

DVNation sent over a great piece of kit. We look at the Silicon Power eSATA/USB SSD which provides more flexibility and speed than usual USB drives.

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: Jun 12, 2009 7:35 am
TweakTown Rating: 89%Manufacturer: Silicon Power

Test System and ATTO Test

 

Processors: AMD Opteron 2356 (2.3GHz Quad-Core) x2

 

Motherboard: Tyan S2915-E (Supplied by Tyan)

 

Memory: Kingston KVR667D2S4P5/2G x4 (Supplied by Kingston)

 

Graphics Card: XFX 8800 GTX (Supplied by XFX USA)

 

Enclosure: Lian Li V2000

 

Cooling: Noctua NH-U12DO (Supplied by Noctua)

 

SATA Controller: Areca ARC-1231ML (Supplied by Areca)

 

SAS Controller: Areca ARC-1680i (Supplied by Areca)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate X64

 

Today we are using our standard HDD test system to test the new Silicon Power eSATA/USB Portable SSD.

 

ATTO

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.34

 

ATTO is used by many disk manufacturers to determine the read and write speeds that will be presented to customers. We use it to do the same and show the maximum performance a drive is capable of.

 

Silicon Power Portable eSATA/USB SSD II Portable Drive

 

Here we see the claims from Silicon Power are accurate; the drive is capable of achieving nearly 90 MB/s read and over 50 MB/s write.

 

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