The drives tested on our new storage testbed, has the following system specifications:
The list of SSDs tested are as follows:
Since we’ve thus far only tested higher-end enthusiast-grade SSDs, it’ll be interesting to see how a “mainstream” SSD like the Intel SSD 335 Series compares against the current crop of SSD speed demons. We will also be paying special to how the SSD 335 Series compares against Intel’s own SSD 520 Series. The SSD 520 Series, which is intended for enthusiasts, is largely similar to the SSD 335 Series but packs highly quality chips with higher P/E (program-erase) cycles and a more refined firmware.
The list of benchmarks used are as follows: