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MyDigitalSSD BP3 256GB mSATA SSD Revisited - 3.2 Firmware Update - Benchmarks - CrystalDiskMark

MDSSD and Phison have a new firmware ready for the S8 SATA III controller. Under normal circumstances we'd expect a small performance increase, but when the promise of a 4x increase was made, we knew we had to see for ourselves.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 14, 2012 4:53 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: MyDigitalSSD

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 that allows us to benchmark 4K and 4K queue depths with accuracy.

 

Key Features:-

 

* Sequential reads/writes

* Random 4KB/512KB reads/writes

* Text copy

* Change dialog design

* internationalization (i18n)

 

Note: Crystal Disk Mark 3.0 Technical Preview was used for these tests since it offers the ability to measure native command queuing at 4 and 32.

 

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In CDM were looking at the 4K and NCQ performance. When moving from the old firmware to the new firmware, there isn't much of a change in the read category.

 

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The write category doesn't change much either with 4K data, but the sequential and 512K saw significant increases.

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