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    QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    Let's see who tops the charts in terms of sequential throughput.
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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

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    CrystalDiskMark 5.5.0 Shizuku Edition x64 (C) 2007-2017 hiyohiyo
    Crystal Dew World : http://crystalmark.info/
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    * MB/s = 1,000,000 bytes/s [SATA/600 = 600,000,000 bytes/s]
    * KB = 1000 bytes, KiB = 1024 bytes

    Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) : 2845.893 MB/s
    Sequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) : 593.959 MB/s
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 291.237 MB/s [ 71102.8 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 189.008 MB/s [ 46144.5 IOPS]
    Sequential Read (T= 1) : 1714.497 MB/s
    Sequential Write (T= 1) : 623.473 MB/s
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 39.322 MB/s [ 9600.1 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 107.807 MB/s [ 26320.1 IOPS]

    Test : 1024 MiB [C: 80.9% (385.3/476.3 GiB)] (x5) [Interval=5 sec]
    Date : 2019/03/22 17:46:10
    OS : Windows 10 Professional [10.0 Build 16299] (x64)

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    My two main drives, the Samsung 970 EVO 1TB NVMe [C:] and the Corsair MP510 960GB NVMe [E:].

    I think the write performance of the Corsair is being hindered by it being almost full. It's exclusively used for games so write speeds are of very little concern anyway.


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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    Main PC has a couple of SSDs connected via SATA3 and a couple of HDs on SATA2. Laptop has a 970 EVO NVME and a SATA3 SSD. The difference in speed between the NVME and SATA SSDs isn't noticeable through normal use or gaming. Indeed, I use normal HDs on SATA2 for most games, World of Tanks(HD client) being an exception that really benefits from being installed on a SSD.

    Don't waste your time running benchmarks on storage.

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wrinkly View Post
    Don't waste your time running benchmarks on storage.
    Do you mind if I turn that right back around at you and tell you that it is in fact you that has wasted your time. You have just explained that NVMe drives are faster than SATA 3 drives, but the difference isn't noticeable, and that HDDs are slower again, in a thread that has been started with the sole aim of finding out who has the fastest storage.

    There is only one way of finding out who has the fastest storage - benchmarks.

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    Samsung SSD 970 Evo Plus 250GB

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    CrystalDiskMark 6.0.1 x64 (UWP) (C) 2007-2018 hiyohiyo
    Crystal Dew World : https://crystalmark.info/
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    * MB/s = 1,000,000 bytes/s [SATA/600 = 600,000,000 bytes/s]
    * KB = 1000 bytes, KiB = 1024 bytes

    Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) : 3535.577 MB/s
    Sequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) : 2366.828 MB/s
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 892.045 MB/s [ 217784.4 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 834.116 MB/s [ 203641.6 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 311.043 MB/s [ 75938.2 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 229.163 MB/s [ 55948.0 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 54.902 MB/s [ 13403.8 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 112.727 MB/s [ 27521.2 IOPS]

    Test : 1024 MiB [C: 29.5% (61.7/209.0 GiB)] (x5) [Interval=5 sec]
    Date : 2019/03/22 17:20:43
    OS : Windows 10 Professional [10.0 Build 17763] (x64)
    Samsung SSD 970 Evo Plus 1TB

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    CrystalDiskMark 6.0.1 x64 (UWP) (C) 2007-2018 hiyohiyo
    Crystal Dew World : https://crystalmark.info/
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    * MB/s = 1,000,000 bytes/s [SATA/600 = 600,000,000 bytes/s]
    * KB = 1000 bytes, KiB = 1024 bytes

    Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) : 3551.402 MB/s
    Sequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) : 3309.863 MB/s
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 1581.385 MB/s [ 386080.3 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 1516.421 MB/s [ 370220.0 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 350.845 MB/s [ 85655.5 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 257.392 MB/s [ 62839.8 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 46.009 MB/s [ 11232.7 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 112.363 MB/s [ 27432.4 IOPS]

    Test : 1024 MiB [G: 67.5% (566.0/838.3 GiB)] (x5) [Interval=5 sec]
    Date : 2019/03/22 17:57:17
    OS : Windows 10 Professional [10.0 Build 17763] (x64)
    Both drives are approximately a month in use (new build).

    Quote Originally Posted by Wrinkly View Post
    The difference in speed between the NVME and SATA SSDs isn't noticeable through normal use or gaming.
    Benchmarks to provide some evidence of this? I've gone from 4 x SATA SSDs running in Raid 0, to two single NVMe drives (OS/Games). Everything from starting my PC to loading games to level loading has noticeably improved using NVMe drives.

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    ADATA SX8000NP

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    CrystalDiskMark 6.0.2 x64 (C) 2007-2018 hiyohiyo
    Crystal Dew World : https://crystalmark.info/
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    * MB/s = 1,000,000 bytes/s [SATA/600 = 600,000,000 bytes/s]
    * KB = 1000 bytes, KiB = 1024 bytes

    Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) : 2131.006 MB/s
    Sequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) : 1150.833 MB/s
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 396.948 MB/s [ 96911.1 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 756.656 MB/s [ 184730.5 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 337.561 MB/s [ 82412.4 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 246.119 MB/s [ 60087.6 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 37.655 MB/s [ 9193.1 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 101.363 MB/s [ 24746.8 IOPS]

    Test : 1024 MiB (x5) [Interval=5 sec]
    Date : 2019/03/22 19:35:00
    OS : Windows 10 [10.0 Build 17763] (x64)

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    Lets see who tops the charts... well it's not going to be those of us using sata ssd's is it...even though they're more than fast enough for day to day use.

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    CrystalDiskMark 6.0.1 x64 (UWP) (C) 2007-2018 hiyohiyo
    Crystal Dew World : https://crystalmark.info/
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    * MB/s = 1,000,000 bytes/s [SATA/600 = 600,000,000 bytes/s]
    * KB = 1000 bytes, KiB = 1024 bytes

    Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) : 971.343 MB/s
    Sequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) : 996.994 MB/s
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 526.082 MB/s [ 128438.0 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 303.774 MB/s [ 74163.6 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 179.459 MB/s [ 43813.2 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 160.405 MB/s [ 39161.4 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 28.680 MB/s [ 7002.0 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 135.976 MB/s [ 33197.3 IOPS]

    Test : 32768 MiB [C: 62.4% (278.5/446.6 GiB)] (x9) [Interval=5 sec]
    Date : 2019/03/23 1:59:24
    OS : Windows 10 Enterprise [10.0 Build 17763] (x64)

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    gave up at 231.slow
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    Don't know who has the fastest storage, but it won't be me.

    I judge storage speed according to whether it meets my needs .... and it does.

    Most here probably have faster, even much faster, storage than me, but then, different needs too.

    Benchmarks are relevant if, IMHO, you aren't happy with what you hsve, want to change and want to know what to change to. I'm not looking to change badly enough to be prepared to pay to do so, so short of Santa Claus giving me something, it matters not.

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    This is my Optane 900p, empty because i'm too lazy to reinstall windows in there
    One is the score that matters most for OS drive and you can guess which one.

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    Samsung 970 Pro 1TB.

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    Samsung 970 evo nvme. Two drives on the disk, the latter being the OS - which is gives a lower score on the read for some reason (anywhere between 2500 and this as the highest).

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    CrystalDiskMark 6.0.2 x64 (C) 2007-2018 hiyohiyo
    Crystal Dew World : https://crystalmark.info/
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    * MB/s = 1,000,000 bytes/s [SATA/600 = 600,000,000 bytes/s]
    * KB = 1000 bytes, KiB = 1024 bytes

    Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) : 3360.306 MB/s
    Sequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) : 1541.981 MB/s
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 615.100 MB/s [ 150170.9 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 347.805 MB/s [ 84913.3 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 268.542 MB/s [ 65562.0 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 336.043 MB/s [ 82041.7 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 40.969 MB/s [ 10002.2 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 118.444 MB/s [ 28917.0 IOPS]

    Test : 1024 MiB [X: 43.8% (48.1/109.8 GiB)] (x5) [Interval=5 sec]
    Date : 2019/03/22 23:14:20
    OS : Windows 10 Professional [10.0 Build 17763] (x64)

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    CrystalDiskMark 6.0.2 x64 (C) 2007-2018 hiyohiyo
    Crystal Dew World : https://crystalmark.info/
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    * MB/s = 1,000,000 bytes/s [SATA/600 = 600,000,000 bytes/s]
    * KB = 1000 bytes, KiB = 1024 bytes

    Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) : 3011.217 MB/s
    Sequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) : 1544.301 MB/s
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 601.130 MB/s [ 146760.3 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 349.383 MB/s [ 85298.6 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 258.373 MB/s [ 63079.3 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 340.397 MB/s [ 83104.7 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 40.269 MB/s [ 9831.3 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 115.470 MB/s [ 28190.9 IOPS]

    Test : 1024 MiB [C: 76.5% (75.9/99.2 GiB)] (x5) [Interval=5 sec]
    Date : 2019/03/22 23:21:29
    OS : Windows 10 Professional [10.0 Build 17763] (x64)

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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    On my Samsung 970 Evo 1TB NVME SSD


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    Re: QOTW: How fast is the storage in your PC?

    Iota is in the lead with his 970 Evo Plus 1TB

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