Intel 530 SSD review

Memory (DDR4/DDR5) and Storage (SSD/NVMe) 357 Page 14 of 17 Published by


SSD Performance AS SSD Benchmark


AS SSD Benchmark

Added to the benchmark suite is this nice little German application called AS SSD Benchmark. This test gives an extensive result set. The test is popular, so just for reference we always show the results, here we go.


What continuously jumps out is the fantastic write performance. Roughly 312 MB/sec sequential writes is on par with what we measured with a file copy.


AS-SSD returns a weighed score, I gathered some of the latest SSDs and placed them in a chart, this shows how fast the SSD really is.

Compression benchmark


Above: Intel 530 240 GB SSD

This test creates test patterns on the target drive which are random and vary in the level of compression used in the test data. This ranges from 0% compressible to 100% compressible.

Basically for this chart you want a straight line as much as possible here (no compression performance loss) based upon the highest performance in MB/sec.


Above: Samsung 840 EVO 120 GB SSD


Above: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD


Above: OCZ Vector 256GB SSD


Above: Plextor M5 Pro 256GB SSD


Above: Intel Series 335 240GB

Intel 520 Series SSD

Above: Intel 520 series 240GB

OCZ Octane

Above: OCZ Octane 512GB


Above: Corsair Force 3


Above: Corsair Force 100

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