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Active Media Products Penguin BLU Pen Drive - Test System Setup and ATTO Benchmark

Doo be doobie doo, this isn't a Bud Ice commercial, but this penguin is just as memorable.

| USB Drives in Storage | Posted: Oct 14, 2009 6:53 am
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: Active Media Products

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

 


We tested the Active Media Products Penguin BLU with TweakTown's new Storage Product Workstation. You can read more about the system and how drives are tested 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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Just like the Executive I Carbon Fiber Pen, the flash drive isn't very fast for transferring data. I was surprised, though, because using the drive to boot Linux off of seemed pretty smooth.

 

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