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Are the read/write of SSD real?

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June 6, 2012 12:52:20 AM

Some SSD have a specification of read:550 MB/s and write:520MB/s. Are these speeds theoretical or is that the real speed most of the time when you are reading and copying large files like HD movies.

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June 6, 2012 1:01:10 AM

Yes they are real. In terms of real world performance it may be under that by just a bit. It comes down to compressed data vs incompressed data. And you have to use SATA 3 ports to achieve those speeds.

These are the benchmarks from last year 2011, they don't have a 2012 version yet:
http://www.tomshardware.com/charts/ssd-charts-2011/benc...

You can take a look at the read and write benchmarks (MB/s).
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