This testing is just to see what the drive is capable of in an FOB (Fresh Out of Box) state under optimal conditions. We are utilizing Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit for this testing. Same Hardware, just an OS change.
Note the massive increase on CDM in 4K QD1 write performance with Server 2008 over Windows 10. 50% better to be exact. Normally we do not see an increase of this magnitude. This may indicate a firmware bug in the ES firmware.
These drives love Vantage, and the BiCS-powered drive delivers the highest Vantage score (98.5K) we've ever recorded or seen from any SATA SSD.
The Micron-powered drive is right on the heels of the BiCS-powered drive with a massive 98.3K performance.
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- Page 1 [Introduction & Specifications]
- Page 2 [Drive Details]
- Page 3 [Test System and Settings]
- Page 4 [Synthetic Benchmarks - ATTO & Anvil Storage Utilities]
- Page 5 [Synthetic Benchmarks – CrystalDiskMark & AS SSD]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks (Trace-Based) - PCMark Vantage & PCMark 8]
- Page 7 [Benchmarks - Max IOPS, Disk Response & Transfer Rates]
- Page 8 [Maxed-Out Performance (MOP)]
- Page 9 [Final Thoughts]
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