SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable USB 3.0 SSD review

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SSD Performance Crystal DiskMark

SSD Performance Crystal DiskMark

CrystalDiskMark is a disk benchmark utility that measures performance for sequential and random reads/writes of various sizes for any storage device. It is useful for comparing the speed of both portable and local storage devices. CrystalDiskMark can measure sequential reads/writes speed, measure random 512 KB, 4 KB, 4 KB (Queue Depth = 32) reads/writes speed, has support for different types of test data (Random, 0 Fill, 1 Fill), includes basic theme support and has multilingual support. Give it a try yourself as it is free to download.

The SSD is showing some very decent results back at us. Just compare read/write performance of the other drives shown. Today's tested SSD - Below are some comparative materials just for reference.



Sandisk Extreme 500 - portable USB 3.0 SSD unit 240GB 


Samsung T1 - portable USB 3.0 SSD unit 500GB


Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD

Plextor M6 Pro 256GB SSD


AMD Radeon R7 240GB SSD


OCZ ARC 100 240GB 

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