Intel SSD 510 Series SATA 6Gbps Solid State Drive

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SiSoft SANDRA 2011

Next we ran SiSoft SANDRA, the the System ANalyzer, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant. Here, we used the Physical Disk test suite and provided the results from our comparison SSDs. The benchmarks were run without formatting the drives and read and write performance metrics are detailed below.
SiSoft SANDRA 2011
Synthetic HDD Benchmarking

First of all, how about those RAID 0 scores? We're sure those are going to have some of you wanting to upgrade. But we digress. In terms of sequential transfers, it appears the Intel 510 Series SSD is competitive with the SF-2000 based Vertex 3 and a big step ahead of the previous-gen drives. Regarding writes specifically, however, the Vertex 3 has a marked advantage.

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