SiSoftware Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) is an information & diagnostic utility. Sandra provides most of the information (including undocumented) you need to know about your hardware, software and other devices whether hardware or software. In order to test the hard drive, SiSoftware Sandra 2009 SP3 was used as part of the test suite. The graphical results that Sandra gives you after the test is completed nicely shows how drives perform over time and where on the drive the performance is seen.
READ Performance Testing:
WRITE Performance Testing:
Benchmark Results: The Kingston SNM125-S2/80GB SSD had solid results in Sandra 2009 SP3 and was found to have an average read score of 222MB/s with a write score of 80MB/s. The read access time was 1ms and the write access time was just 1ms.
Comparison Chart: The Kingston SNM125-S2/80GB SSD was just 3MB/s shy of the lead in the read test, but fell short in the write test.