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Old Sep 22, 2013, 05:23 PM   #1
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Slow SSD speed? 2011 iMac

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I have the SSD that came with my 2011 iMac. Can't help but think the read / write speeds are slow? Can someone compare to their own default SSDs? Thanks! Any feedback appreciated.



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Old Sep 22, 2013, 08:21 PM   #2
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Same here

I recently installed a Mushkin Chronos 120gb SSD in my 2011 IMac I5 and I'm getting bad results also.( Read 91.9 - Write 133.6) . But in my 2011 Mac Mini with a a 128gb OCZ Vertex 4 SSD I'm getting Read 248.9 and Write 453.7. I thought maybe it was the Mushkin that wasn't a good drive.
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Old Sep 23, 2013, 12:27 AM   #3
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I recently installed a Mushkin Chronos 120gb SSD in my 2011 IMac I5 and I'm getting bad results also.( Read 91.9 - Write 133.6) . But in my 2011 Mac Mini with a a 128gb OCZ Vertex 4 SSD I'm getting Read 248.9 and Write 453.7. I thought maybe it was the Mushkin that wasn't a good drive.
Yes, that seems very poor as well. Could it be that the drives are using SATA 2? How does one see if the drive is using sata 2 vs sata 3?

Ref this case:
http://blog.macsales.com/10002-2011-...ultiple-drives
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Old Sep 23, 2013, 05:32 AM   #4
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Hi,
I have the SSD that came with my 2011 iMac. Can't help but think the read / write speeds are slow? Can someone compare to their own default SSDs? Thanks! Any feedback appreciated.
Reasonable results given the SSD that's in your computer, which is what was used in prior Airs.

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthre...1091789&page=2
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