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Intel Optane Memory 32GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

By: Jon Coulter | m.2 SSDs in Storage | Posted: Apr 24, 2017 4:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 100%Manufacturer: Intel

Maxed-Out Performance

 

We just wanted to briefly show that Optane Memory has even more horsepower under the hood when we run it on a faster OS than Windows 10. Let's once again focus on 4K QD1 random read performance.

 

Windows Server 2012 R2 running on Z270 with 7700K processor at 5GHz:

 

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4K read = 415.8 MBs is equivalent to 106,445 IOPS

 

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A total read score of 10,369.40 is a new lab record for any single SSD.

 

 

Windows Server 2008 R2 running on Z170 with 6700K processor at 4.7GHz:

 

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4K read = 488.0 MBs is equivalent to 124,928 IOPS. This is 7.5x the performance of a 960 Pro running on Server 2008.

 

Staggering 4K QD1 read performance to say the least.

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