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PNY Optima 240GB SSD Review - A Low Cost SSD for the Mainstream at $90

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Apr 29, 2014 5:01 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: PNY

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

 

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We achieved 561 MB/s sequential read with the PNY Optima 240GB and 305 MB/s sequential write speeds. We nearly hit full write performance with a 4KB transfer, which is interesting.

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