Crystalmark is a useful benchmark to measure theoretical performance levels of hard drives and SSD’s. We are using V3.0.3.
At deeper queue depths the SDD960 EVO performs very well with the Intelligent TurboWrite technology giving the write performance a small boost over the SSD960 PRO. The new Samsung 2.0 driver boosts the SSD960 PRO’s performance in both read and writes.
Comparing the two sets of results shows that the Polaris controller has no real preference when it comes to the type of data it’s asked to work with.