This is a lower end 60Gb Solid-state drive. The more expensive drives have significantly faster transfer speeds. Typical SATA transfer rate performance around the 2048 bye size is 70MB/Sec read and 80MB/Sec write. This SSD drive is showing 92MB/Sec Read and 128MB/Sec write – so 30-50% faster.
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