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SuperSSpeed S301 Hyper SLC 120GB Solid State Drive Review - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline Performance

Just when you thought Chris looked at every SSD available, he flies to Asia to take on the European and Asian markets.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jun 25, 2012 7:28 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: SuperSSpeed

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We would like to thank the following companies for supplying and supporting us with our test system hardware and equipment: AVADirect, GIGABYTE, LSI, Corsair and Noctua.

 

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

 

In order to fully utilize SATA III you need a system with native SATA III support. P67, Z68, Z77 and X79 systems are preferred, but AMD has made advances in their newer SATA III systems as well. Older X58 systems with Marvell based SATA III ports do not deliver the same high levels of performance, so we recommend newer systems when available.

 

 

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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Right out of the gate, we see typical SandForce peak performance levels. Our measured maximum read speed was just over 556MB/s. The write speed was very close to 535MB/s.

 

SLC flash will not increase the maximum read or write speed of an SSD so the peak numbers won't change.

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