Free SSD benchmarking program available?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by pjny, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. pjny macrumors 6502a

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    Hi I just bought the 115 gb OWC SSD Mercury Pro and I think the read/write speeds might be low(about 60/60megabytes per second). I'm looking at quickbench but it's $15. Do you know of a free program that I can just check data rate?

    I am using Activity monitor to see the read/write and peak hdd transfer rates but they are topping out at 60megabytes per second when I copy or process files. Is Activity monitor accurate?
     
  2. pjny thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks. I got 185.3megabytes/sec(write) and 226.5mb/s(read) using a 4gb test with Aja System tes.

     

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