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SanDisk Extreme 240GB Fixed TRIM Solid State Drive Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 24, 2012 6:20 am
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TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: SanDisk

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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Even in its middle age years (for an SSD controller) the SF-2281 still packs a helluva 4K QD1 read punch, even when working with incompressible data.

 

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Incompressible data slows the SanDisk Extreme SSD, but the difference between the old and new FW is very small.

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