Next we ran SiSoft SANDRA, the the S
iagnostic and R
ssistant. Here, we used the Physical Disk test suite and provided the results from our comparison SSDs. The benchmarks were run without formatting and read and write performance metrics are detailed below.
|SiSoft SANDRA 2012
|Synthetic HDD Benchmarking
All of the drives we tested were tightly grouped in the SiSoft SANDRA Physical Disk benchmark, save for the Vertex 4 which trailed significantly. The Corsair Neutron offered up some strong read bandwidth here, but trailed the SandForce-based drives by quite a bit in write performance.