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Buffalo DriveStation Mini Thunderbolt 512GB External SSD Review

By: Tyler Bernath | Thunderbolt in Storage | Posted: May 27, 2014 2:05 am
TweakTown Rating: 89%Manufacturer: Buffalo

Benchmarks – AJA System Test


All testing with AJA System Test is done with a 16GB file size over roughly 700 frames.




In our first testing AJA, we look at 720p RAID 0 where we find the DriveStation peaking at 730 MB/s read and roughly 650 MB/s write.




Moving to RAID 1, we find the read performance really didn't suffer too much, and it is still near 700 MB/s, while write performance hovered around 360 MB/s




Onto 1080p within the RAID 0 array, here we find the DriveStation cracking 760 MB/s read and 700 MB/s write.




Back to RAID 1 with 1080p this time around, we find the Toshiba SSDs peaking around 740 MB/s read and the same 360 MB/s write.




4K really allowed the DriveStation to stretch its legs a bit. Here we touched 800 MB/s read and 700 MB/s write within RAID 0.




RAID 1 with 4K had the DriveStation right around 750 MB/s read with write speeds around the same 350 MB/s mark.

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