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Kingston SSDNow V SNV425-S2BN 128GB Solid State Drive Bundle - Benchmarks - Crystal Disk Mark

Smooth migration from one notebook drive to the new SNV425-S2 is this SSDs strong suite. Chris has all of the details.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Apr 28, 2010 7:43 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: Kingston Technology

CrystalDiskMark

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 3.0 Technical Preview
Developer Homepage: http://crystalmark.info
Product Homepage: http://crystalmark.info/software/CrystalDiskMark/index-e.html
Download here: http://crystaldew.info/category/software/crystaldiskmark

 

CrystalDiskMark is a disk benchmark software.

 

Key Features:-

 

* Sequential reads/writes
* Random 4KB/512KB reads/writes
* Text copy
* Change dialog design
* internationalization (i18n)

 

Note: Crystal Disk Mark 3.0 is not available to the public yet, but the Technical Preview does allow us to test 4K performance at queue depths of 4 and 32 in addition to 1. The current release Crystal Disk Mark only shows us QD 1.

 

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In CDM we are looking at the NCQ performance. Since the JMicron controller doesn't take advantage of NCQ we see 4K performing at a steady 12MB/s.

 

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The Kingston SSDNow V Series doesn't take advantage of NCQ for write tests either. Here we see performance at 4K holding steady at 13MB/s.

 

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