IOMeter is another open source synthetic benchmarking tool which is able to simulate the various loads placed on hard drive and solid state drive technology.
We use a custom Kitguru configuration for 4k random write and 4k random read, to measure performance.
IOPS performance with this particular drive is excellent, and as good as we have seen. Intel rate the drive as ‘up to’ 60,000 IOPS for 4k random writes, and up to 50,000 IOPS for 4k random reads. We aren’t sure how they configured their own test parameters, but our results are very close indeed, scoring slightly less in the 4k random read test, but more in the 4k random write test with 46,066 and 63,412 respectively.