|Mushkin Callisto Deluxe Solid State Drive|
|Reviews - Featured Reviews: Storage|
|Written by Olin Coles|
|Tuesday, 01 February 2011|
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Alex Schepeljanski of Alex Intelligent Software develops the free AS SSD Benchmark utility for testing storage devices. The AS SSD Benchmark tests sequential read and write speeds, input/output operational performance, and response times. Because this software receives frequent updates, Benchmark Reviews recommends that you compare results only within the same version family.
Beginning with sequential read and write performance, the 60GB Mushkin Callisto Deluxe Solid State Drive produced 189.81 MB/s read speed, and 66.20 MB/s write performance. The sequential file transfer speeds have traditionally been low with this benchmark tool for SandForce controllers because of data compression, which is why we will concentrate on the operational IOPS performance for this section.
Single-threaded 4K IOPS performance delivers 16.21 MB/s read and 51.09 MB/s write, while the 64-thread 4K reads recorded 74.96 MB/s while write performance was 64.16 MB/s... both earning the Mushkin Callisto Deluxe a spot trailing behind the other Sandforce-driven SSDs in our performance results chart below.
Displayed in the chart below, the 64-thread 4KB IOPS performance results for several enthusiast-level storage products helps to illustrate which products offer the best operational input/output under load:
In the next section, Benchmark Reviews tests transfer rates using ATTO Disk Benchmark.