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Viking Modular SATADIMM 200GB SSD Review - Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline Performance


By: | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Mar 21, 2011 3:44 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Viking Modular Solutions

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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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Just as we thought, Viking Modular Solutions went very conservative with their 260MB/s read / write rating. Using ATTO we found that number should be closer to 280MB/s read and 276MB/s write. These are pretty standard numbers for a 2.5" SandForce based SSD, but the SATADIMM's originality means they are the highest available for a SATA SSD built into a DIMM profile. OK, the SATADIMM is the only one that we know of; it is still the highest.

 

It would be interesting to see how the 200GB SLC drive compares to the MLC drive we are looking at today.

 

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