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Benchmark Results: Power Efficiency

Roundup: The Best SSDs For Enthusiasts

Our efficiency results are somewhat distorted, as we have drives that require lots of power compared to others, while performance is all over the board.

When deciding on a drive for yourself, focus on a few performance favorites, then look at performance per watt. Toshiba is very low on power but also weak in some benchmarks. A RealSSD C300 consumes much more power to deliver its 350 MB/s peak, but it might be worth it. The decision depends on your requirements and applications.

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