WD Black 2 Dual-Drive SSD+HDD Hybrid Review

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CrystalDiskMark Benchmarks

CrystalDiskMark is a synthetic benchmark that tests both sequential and random small and mid-sized file transfers using incompressible data. It provides a quick look at best and worst case scenarios with regard to SSD performance, best case being larger sequential transfers and worse case being small, random transfers.

CrystalDiskMark Benchmarks
Synthetic File Transfer Tests

The WD Black 2 offered middling performance in the 4K and 512K tests, but trailed the other drives in the 4K QD32 and large sequential transfer tests.

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