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SanDisk Extreme 240GB SSD SDSSDX-240G-G25 Review

SanDisk Extreme 240GB SSD SDSSDX-240G-G25 Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: PCSTATS is testing out SanDisk's Extreme 240GB SSD, a 6Gb/s SATA III drive rated to 550MB/s Read and 520MB/s Write (sequential) in ATTO Disk Benchmark. SanDisk's Extreme SSD uses 24nm Toggle Mode MLC NAND Flash and the popular LSI SandForce SF-2281 controller.
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SSD vs HDD Benchmarks: HD Tune Pro 4.01

HD Tune Pro 4.01 Benchmark - READ Tests Source: HD TUNE

HD Tune Pro is an extended version of HD Tune which includes many new features such as: write benchmark, secure erasing, AAM setting, folder usage view, disk monitor, command line parameters and file benchmark. The benchmark measures raw performance in a couple different ways to measure a hard drive for Read and Write tests, which are conducted separately. To read the results below consider that highest minimum/maximum/average transfer rates are better, while lower (quicker) access times are best. Lastly, highest burst rates are better.

The SanDisk Extreme 240GB SSD achieves an excellent Read transfer rate of 381 MB/s and thanks to the nature of its NAND flash memory it can achieve incredibly low access times of 0.059ms. In the results chart below we get a better sense of how the SanDisk SSD directly compares to OCZ's Vertex 3 (the SD is slightly quicker) and a half dozen hard drives.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportHD Tune 4.01 - Read Tests
Read Average Transfer Rate: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 111.8
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 86.1
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 381.4
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 375.1
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 233.1
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 100.1
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 117.5
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 110.2
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 90.7
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 84
Read Access Time: (ms) Points Ranking
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 12
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 12.2
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 0.054
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 0.132
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 0.056
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 0.3
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 26.8
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 16.6
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 0.615
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 16.9
Read Burst Rate: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 176.5
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 134.4
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 257.6
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 347
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 216.8
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 101
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 367.6
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 312.4
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 155.9
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 183.5

HD Tune Pro 4.01 Benchmark - WRITE Tests Source: HD TUNE

HD Tune Pro is an extended version of HD Tune which includes many new features such as: write benchmark, secure erasing, AAM setting, folder usage view, disk monitor, command line parameters and file benchmark. The benchmark measures raw performance in a couple different ways to measure a hard drive for Read and Write tests, which are conducted separately. To read the results below consider that highest minimum/maximum/average transfer rates are better, while lower (quicker) access times are best. Lastly, highest burst rates are better.

In the HD Tune write test, the SanDisk Extreme 240GB SSD has a very low access time of 0.109ms and average write transfer rate of 350.8MB/s, excellent compared to the OCZ Vertex 3 SSD at 312MB/s. The SanDisk Extreme SSD blows the other SSDs out of the water, and indeed every HDD as you'd expect.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportHD Tune 4.01 - Write Tests
Write Average Transfer Rate: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 108.9
Western Digital 1TB WD1001FALS HDD 85.4
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 350.8
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 312.9
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 215.4
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 73.4
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 112.5
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 105.1
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 86.5
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 80.9
Write Access Time: (ms) Points Ranking
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 4.4
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 0.109
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 0.146
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 17.9
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 8.03
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 15.8
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 9.05
Write Burst Rate: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Western Digital RE4 1TB WD1003FBYX HDD 157.1
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 318.8
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 335
Seagate 3TB Barracuda XT HDD 339.3
Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT HDD 189
Seagate 750GB Momentus XT SSHD 250
Seagate 500GB Momentus XT SSHD 177.4

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Contents of Article: SanDisk SDSSDX-240G-G25
 Pg 1.  SanDisk Extreme 240GB SSD SDSSDX-240G-G25 Review
 Pg 2.  SSD Benchmarks: CrystalDiskMark 3, AS SSD
 Pg 3.  — SSD vs HDD Benchmarks: HD Tune Pro 4.01
 Pg 4.  SSD vs HDD Benchmarks: HD Tach 3.0.4
 Pg 5.  HDD Benchmarks: SiSoft Sandra, HDTach
 Pg 6.  HDD Benchmarks: PCMark Vantage
 Pg 7.  Conclusions: Weighing your SSD Options with SanDisk

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