owc mercury extreme pro 3g slow on mac pro 1,1

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by fhenry, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. fhenry macrumors regular

    Feb 28, 2012

    i have a 60 go mercury extreme pro 3g, and i find it very slow on a my mac pro 1,1? any idea what happens?

    Uncached Write 196.40 111.13 MB/sec [256K blocks]

    Uncached Read 367.89 184.90 MB/sec [256K blocks]

    thank you
  2. chevalier433 macrumors 6502a


    Mar 30, 2011
    same here with mercury electra probably is the benchmark utilities we use
  3. fhenry thread starter macrumors regular

    Feb 28, 2012
    i could expect 300 mo/sec when i see the sata 6 SSD
  4. derbothaus macrumors 601


    Jul 17, 2010
    Its Xbench. It tests (i believe) uncompressed data. Use Aja instead. I get 220MB/s write and 260MB/s read on 3G OWC Extreme.

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