Crystalmark is a useful benchmark to measure theoretical performance levels of hard drives and SSD’s. We are using V3.0 x64.
The Vertex 3 MAX IOPS delivers some stunning 4k QD32 results, over 253 MB/s read. This compares very favourably against the standard Vertex 3 around 208 MB/s and the ADATA S511 at around 200 MB/s.
Using the ‘0x00, 0Fill’ raw testing algorithm within CrystalDiskMark gives obvious rewards, as can be seen above.