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PNY Prevail 240GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - DiskBench

PNY Prevail 240GB SSD Review

PNY's Prevail 240GB SSD is supposed to ship with 3K P/E cycle flash, but we found a nice surprise in our sample. It shipped with 5K P/E cycle flash.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Sep 13, 2013 2:03 am
TweakTown Rating: 86%      Manufacturer: PNY

DiskBench - Directory Copy

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.6.2.0

Developer Homepage: Nodesoft

Product Homepage: DiskBench

Download here: http://www.nodesoft.com/diskbench/download

 

Note: In this test we use the Lenovo W530 Mobile Workstation and a SuperSSpeed S301 SLC 128GB SSD to move a 15GB block of data to and from the target drive. This is part of our real-world test regiment. Roughly 45GB of data resides on the target drive before the '15GB Block' is transfer. The 15GB Block is the same data we built for the Data on Disk Testing and is a mix of compressible and incompressible data.

 

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In our directory copy test that moves 15.2 GB of mixed data to and from the target drive, the PNY Prevail scored high marks when reading data.

 

The data writes took a bit longer than some of the other drives, but the Prevail managed to outperform the M500 and 840 EVO.

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