[SATLUG] Benchmarking SSD Drives

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 22:15:57 CST 2012


David Kowis wrote:
> On 01/31/2012 09:55 PM, David Kowis wrote:
>> On 01/31/2012 04:40 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:

>>> The card inserted into this device is a SanDisk SDCFH-008G.
>>> Testing with hdparm:
>>> hdparm -tT /dev/sdc
>>> /dev/sdc: Timing cached reads:   14842 MB in  2.00 seconds = 
>>> 7430.48 MB/sec Timing buffered disk reads: 130 MB in  3.01
>>> seconds =  43.16 MB/sec
> 
> Timed my actual 6GB/s SATA SSD:
> 
> $ sudo hdparm -tT /dev/sdc
> /dev/sdc:
>  Timing cached reads:   19666 MB in  2.00 seconds = 9841.50 MB/sec
>  Timing buffered disk reads: 734 MB in  3.00 seconds = 244.39 MB/sec
> 
> Just FYI :)

Well that's certainly better!

I don't think my MB is capable of SATA 3.0 though.  I suppose I could 
get a SATA 3.0  pci card and SSD.

Thanks.

   -- Bruce


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