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SanDisk Extreme II 480GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline Performance

SanDisk Extreme II 480GB SSD Review
Concluding our coverage of SanDisk Extreme II flagship SSD, we look at the largest capacity sized offered, 480GB. (NASDAQ:SNDK)
| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jun 3, 2013 7:03 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: SanDisk

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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Just like the other capacity sizes we've tested today, which hopefully you read as well, peak performance doesn't come in at the largest block sizes. The 480GB Extreme II reaches peak reads at the 128K block size, just over 553MB/s. The peak write performance came in at the same block size. We measured peak write performance at 512MB/s.

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