The drives were tested on our storage testbed, which has the following system specifications:
The list of SSDs tested are as follows:
We will be looking at how the SanDisk Ultra Plus stacks up against its flagship Extreme counterpart. Also, it will be interesting to see how it performs against OCZ’s mainstream and high-end Indilinx Everest 2 controller based offerings, the Agility 4 and Vertex 4. As we have documented, the Indilinx Everest 2 controller is in fact a rebranded version of the newer 88SS9187 controller. We have included results from Intel’s high-end and mainstream duo - the SSD 520 and SSD 335 Series. Finally, we have included results of the Plextor M2S, which uses the 88SS9174 controller.
The list of benchmarks used are as follows: