Drive benchmarking

April 22nd, 2017 by Richy B. Leave a reply »

All drives connected to SATA connections on an Asus X99-Deluxe Sata III (6Gbit/s / ~600MB/s limit) Windows 7 64 bit machine. Benchmarked via Samsung Magician.

Drive Capacity “Usable Capacity” S.M.A.R.T Power on hours Sequential Read MB/s Sequential Writes MB//th>

Random Reads IOPS Random Writes IOPS
Samsung SSD 840 Evo 500Gb 465.76Gb 19,429 326 529 60,477 54,770
LiteOn Cv3-8D128 M.2 SATA SSD 128Gb 119.24Gb 213 539 530 57,596 35,988
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX 4000Gb 3762.02Gb 19,422 111 89 677 268
Hitachi HTS727575 750Gb 698.64Gb 36,365 60 60 177 189

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