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Crucial M550 1TB SSD Review - Benchmarks - CrystalDiskMark

Crucial M550 1TB SSD Review
Crucial claims the M550 SSD will fill in the missing link for performance, but the cost will increase over the previous model M500 street price. (NASDAQ:MU)
| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Mar 18, 2014 1:30 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Crucial

CrystalDiskMark

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 3.0 Technical Preview

Developer Homepage: http://crystalmark.info

Product Homepage: http://crystalmark.info/software/CrystalDiskMark/index-e.html

Download here: http://crystaldew.info/category/software/crystaldiskmark

 

CrystalDiskMark is a disk benchmark software that allows us to benchmark 4k and 4k queue depths with accuracy.

 

Key Features:-

 

* Sequential reads/writes

* Random 4KB/512KB reads/writes

* Text copy

* Change dialog design

* internationalization (i18n)

 

Note: Crystal Disk Mark 3.0 Technical Preview was used for these tests since it offers the ability to measure native command queuing at 4 and 32.

 

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The M550 scales well as the queue depth increases.

 

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Very few drives have been able to break into the 150 MB/s range in 4k writes. The M550 1TB is now part of that select group.

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