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Seagate 600 SSD ST240HM000 240GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline Performance

Seagate 600 SSD ST240HM000 240GB SSD Review

We have a number of Seagate SSD articles hitting TweakTown today. Let's start with the cornerstone of the mainstream consumer class. (NASDAQ:STX)

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: May 7, 2013 12:05 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: Seagate

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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We easily topped Seagate's maximum stated performance numbers. In our ATTO test we posted a 555MB/s read speed and 471MB/s write speed. Not bad for a 500 / 400 rating, we'll take it.

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