Legit Storage Reviews
Mushkin Callisto 60GB SSD w/ Sandforce SF-1200 Review
|Product:||Callisto 60GB - MKNSSDCL60GB|
|Date:||Sun, May 23, 2010 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Nathan Kirsch -|
HD Tune v4.01 - Random Access
The random access read and write test is a very important performance area to look at on solid state drives as some controllers have problems with random writes. In recent years the controllers have improved and the firmware has been better optimized for random read and write performance.
Random Access Read Test Results:
Benchmark Results: When it comes to the random access read performance test the Mushkin Callisto 60GB SSD with the SandForce 1200 controller in it does pretty well. For example, this drive scored 7219 IOPS in the 4KB test file size. The OCZ Vertex 2 100GB drive scored 8607 IOPS in the 4KB test file size with it's different firmware in case you are curious.
Random Access Write Test Results:
Benchmark Results: The write performance test results of the Mushkin Callisto 60GB SSD were very solid.
4KB Random Write File Test Results Chart:
Benchmark Results: Compared to other drives the Mushkin Callisto 60GB SSD finished in the top half of the drives and looked good. Compared to the Western Digital VelociRaptor 600GB SATA III 6Gbps hard drive the SSDs are in a league of their own!
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Page 1 - Mushkin Callisto 60GB SSD Performance Review
Page 2 - Inside the Callisto SSD
Page 3 - The Test System
Page 4 - HD Tach v18.104.22.168
Page 5 - HD Tune v4.01
Page 6 - HD Tune v4.01 - Random Access
Page 7 - ATTO Disk Benchmark v2.41
Page 8 - SiSoftware Sandra 2010
Page 9 - CrystalDiskMark v3.0
Page 10 - AS SSD Benchmark
Page 11 - PCMark Vantage
Page 12 - IOMeter
Page 13 - Free Capacity and Final Thoughts