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Samsung 840 Pro 128GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline Performance

The most talked about SSD in 2012 finally makes an appearance. At this time there are two high-end drives fighting it out for the enthusiast performance crown, OCZ's Vector and the drive were looking at today, Samsung's 840 Pro.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jan 8, 2013 8:23 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: Samsung

Desktop Test System

 

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Lenovo W530 - Mobile Workstation

 

 

We use two systems for SSD testing. The desktop runs a majority of the tests and the Lenovo W530 runs the notebook power tests as well as the real-world file transfer benchmark.

 

 

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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Using ATTO to determine the highest possible speed, we recorded read performance at 547MB/s and write performance at 387MB/s.

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