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MyDigitalSSD BP4 2.5-inch 240GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - Power Testing

MyDigitalSSD BP4 2.5-inch 240GB SSD Review

Always on the cutting edge of flash technology, leading the capacity vs. price ration, MyDigitalSSD is back with a new, faster Bullet Proof. BP4 uses new Toshiba Toggle 2 NAND with 16K page sizes for higher performance and the new over-provisioning increases random performance.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Feb 6, 2013 8:45 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: MyDigitalSSD

Bapco MobileMark 2012 1.5

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2012 1.5

Developer Homepage: http://www.bapco.com

Test Homepage: http://www.bapco.com

 

MobileMark 2012 1.5 is an application-based benchmark that reflects usage patterns of business users in the areas of office productivity, media creation and media consumption. Unlike benchmarks that only measure battery life, MobileMark 2012 measures battery life and performance simultaneously, showing how well a system design addresses the inherent tradeoffs between performance and power management.

 

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The MyDigitalSSD BP4 240GB nearly breaks into the 300-minute zone in our notebook power test. This is the longest we've recorded on a 240/256GB SSD. The 120GB model that we'll publish soon actually lasted for a little more than 300 minutes, the longest we've recorded for any SSD ever. Since we've now tested nearly every SSD on the market, we can say the BP4 will give you the longest battery life. If you run a notebook on battery and find yourself wanting more time before the battery runs out this is the drive for you.

 

 

PCMark Vantage HDD Test - Power Draw

 

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Here we see exactly how the BP4 manages to perform so well in our battery life test. The BP4 240GB has a lower power draw than the Samsung 840 at idle. It also uses less power when reading data back from the drive and when bursting random writes.

 

It's really too bad we ran into the battery issue because I think this drive would of blown everything else away in the battery life test.

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