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Crucial M550 128GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - CrystalDiskMark

Crucial M550 128GB SSD Review

Crucial's M550 addresses issues that plagued the M500, such as performance. Read on as Chris tells us all about the new 128GB SSD model. (NASDAQ:MU)

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Mar 19, 2014 11:07 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 128GB reads data at various points at the same levels of other top-tier drives on the market.

 

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For the last year, we've praised SSDs that manage to best 150 MB/s in 4k QD1 write performance. It's a small club, but the Crucial M550 128GB made it in.

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