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Transcend Ultra Series 120GB 2.5-inch Solid State Drive - Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline

Today Chris cranks up one of Transcend's latest Ultra series drives running off the Indilinx Barefoot controller.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Oct 5, 2009 3:20 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Transcend

Test System

 

Motherboard: ASUS P6T7 WS SuperComputer (Supplied by ASUS)
Processors: Intel 975 EE (Supplied by AVADirect)
Memory: Corsair Dominator 1600 MHz Triple Channel Kit
Graphics Card: Leadtek Quadro FX1700 (Supplied by Leadtek)
Enclosure: Lian Li V2000
Cooling: Noctua NH-U12P SE2 (Supplied by Noctua)
SAS Controller: LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260-8i (Supplied by LSI)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate X64

 

You can read more about TweakTown's Storage Product Testing Workstation and the procedures followed to test products in this article.

 


ATTO Baseline Performance

 

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.

 

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The Transcend Ultra 120GB drive shows strong performance in the ATTO. The numbers are actually better than what Transcend advertises in their specifications which is pretty amazing since so many times we see the exact opposite.

 

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