Page 1:10 SSDs Between 240 And 256 GB
Page 2:Adata XPG SX900 And Premiere Pro SP900
Page 3:Corsair Neutron GTX And Neutron
Page 4:Monster Daytona
Page 5:PNY XLR8 Pro And XLR8
Page 6:SanDisk Extreme
Page 7:Transcend SSD720 And SSD320
Page 8:Test Setup And Benchmarks
Page 9:PCMark 7 And Power Consumption
Page 10:Real-World Write Testing
Page 11:Should You Care About Over-Provisioning On A SandForce-Based SSD?
Page 12:10 New SSDs: What Does It Take To Turn Heads?
SanDisk is in a unique position. Mostly known as a manufacturer of external storage cards and USB flash drives, the company actually operates a joint venture with Toshiba called Flash Forward, Ltd., which produced one-third of the world's NAND in the third quarter of 2012, according to Trendfocus. SanDisk doesn't have its own controller technology, though, which is why it predictably leverages SandForce's logic.
The Extreme series SSDs clearly cater to enthusiasts, armed with 24 nm Toggle-mode DDR memory. Thus, they go head-to-head with drives like Patriot's Wildfire, OCZ's Vertex 3 Max IOPS, and Transcend's SSD720.
SanDisk covers this drive with a three-year limited warranty. Its bundle consists of the bare drive and an installation/warranty guide. Just the basics, really.
Performance is pretty much what you’d expect from a second-generation SandForce-based SSD. Sequential read and write performance top out at ~550 MB/s and incompressible writes (random and sequential) hit a ~200 MB/s.
- 10 SSDs Between 240 And 256 GB
- Adata XPG SX900 And Premiere Pro SP900
- Corsair Neutron GTX And Neutron
- Monster Daytona
- PNY XLR8 Pro And XLR8
- SanDisk Extreme
- Transcend SSD720 And SSD320
- Test Setup And Benchmarks
- PCMark 7 And Power Consumption
- Real-World Write Testing
- Should You Care About Over-Provisioning On A SandForce-Based SSD?
- 10 New SSDs: What Does It Take To Turn Heads?