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Intel 730 Series 480GB SSD Review - the Skulltrail of SSDs? - Benchmarks - DiskBench

Intel 730 Series 480GB SSD Review - the Skulltrail of SSDs?
With LSI running late on SF3700, Intel had to reach into the enterprise bin to bring a new performance SSD to market. Let's check out the 730 Series. (NASDAQ:INTC)
| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Feb 27, 2014 5:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Intel

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Version and / or Patch Used: 2.6.2.0

Developer Homepage: Nodesoft

Product Homepage: DiskBench

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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 a notebook, the power management states limit SSD performance. In this test, we transfer data to and from the target drive while staying within the constraints of the link management by the system.

 

The Intel 730 Series 480GB does well, but as you will see on the next page, this isn't a drive designed for notebook use.

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