When it comes to sequential performance, the P320h lives up to expectations...so long as you throw enough operations at it. Normally, we use ATTO for evaluating sequential performance across transfer sizes. This causes a problem for us, though. ATTO's low queue depths negatively affect the P320h's outcome. At the utility's maximum queue depth of 10, Micron's drive goes severely underutilized.
Switching over to Iometer and a queue depth of 32 gives us performance results closer to what we were expecting. Although we weren't quite able to coax 3.2 GB/s out of it, we consistently saw more than 2.8 GB/s, peaking above 3 GB/s.
Sequential write operations result in a similar tale. Although the P320h responds better to writes at lower queue depths than it did to reads, dipping below 32 outstanding operations causes the P320h to hit its peak moving 2 MB blocks (as opposed to 128 KB blocks).
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my wallet just had a heart attack, this thing would be freaking amazing to haveReply
i dont see this as the future of consumer SSD's, just like a 16 core CPU is not the future of consumer CPU's.Reply
mayankleoboy1i dont see this as the future of consumer SSD's, just like a 16 core CPU is not the future of consumer CPU's.Reply
Such an apples to oranges comparison...
Eliminating the SAS controller is the logical way to have these pci-e based ssd drives...Reply
Kinda surprised something like this didn't come out first as it makes more sense....
bawchicawawaSuch an apples to oranges comparison...Reply
really ? Increasingly, performance is basically dependent on extracting parallelism. Whether in storage or in CPU performance.
Desktop/Mainstream users just dont do so much in parallel that they can fully use all the hardware.
mayankleoboy1i dont see this as the future of consumer SSD's, just like a 16 core CPU is not the future of consumer CPU's.I see a purpose for 16 core processors. How are we going to otherwise be able to run Crysis 6?Reply
JOSHSKORNI see a purpose for 16 core processors. How are we going to otherwise be able to run Crysis 6?Reply
Use a 5000 core GPU ?
ArticleAlthough read performance is out of this world, the RealSSD P320h's write performance isn't nearly as spectacular. That's not to say the drive doesn't do well; it's just not as impressive after looking at those massive read numbers. read performance was out of this world, the write performance wasn't nearly as spectacular. Now, that's not to say that the P320h doesn't perform well, it's just not as impressive as the read resultsReply
After all these years it's nice to see the OCZ Revo at least mentioned. Considering a bootable PCI-E x4 SSD can be had for under $200 for over 5 years now, and is on it's 4th+ generation, one can only wonder why it's been ignored for so long.Reply
Micron deserves a pat on the back for this one!Reply
Thanks for the review, love to see this kind of advancement and a peak into the future new hardware brings with it, even if it isn't directly applicable to me at this point in time.