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Roundup: The Best SSDs For Enthusiasts

Benchmark Results: 4 KB Random Reads/Writes

4 KB Random Reads

Keep in mind that Iometer executes from the physical medium and returns I/O operations per second, while CrystalDiskMark works on a partition and shows megabytes per second.

The Samsung and Intel drives are strongest at high queue depths, but you can’t beat the RealSSD C300. The Toshiba-powered SSDs trail at high queue depths.

4 KB Random Writes

4 KB random writes are still handled best by the SandForce SSD models.