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Corsair Neutron Series GTX 480GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline Performance

Corsair's lock on Link_A_Media Device's controller is holding. We've seen the 240GB capacity sizes of the Neutron and Neutron GTX, and now we get our turn with the massive 480GB drive.

By: | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Nov 5, 2012 7:42 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Corsair

Desktop Test System




Lenovo W530 - Mobile Workstation



As we mentioned in the introduction you'll get a taste of some of the new benchmarks we've been working on today. At this point we have everything nailed down, but due to the amount of time needed for the tests, we don't have our entire collection of drives tested yet for the results pages.


We also haven't spent a great deal of time making the benchmark result charts so some of them are a bit rough. We're working on it!



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.




Using ATTO to find our peak performance we found Corsair's claimed performance of 555MB/s read and 511MB/s write speeds to be accurate. The 4K write performance was impressive, just over 272MB/s, but as you can see, it takes a while for the read performance to ramp up to peak speeds.

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