Feeds
90%
Samsung 256GB SSD

Samsung PB22-J 256GB SSD

Our new favourite solid-state drive

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Build a business case: developing custom apps

HD Tach 3 readouts
Samsung 256GB

Samsung 256GB SSD

Click for full-size image

OCZ Apex 120GB

Samsung 256GB SSD

Click for full-size image

Intel X-25M 80GB

Samsung 256GB SSD

Click for full-size image

During our tests, the temperature of the Samsung remained cool to the touch and didn’t exceed 25°C, just like the Intel, while the OCZ warms up to 45°C.

HD Tach 3 Results
Random Access Time

Samsung 256GB SSD - HD Tach 3

Time in Milliseconds
Shorter bars are better

HD Tach 3 Results
Speeds

Samsung 256GB SSD - HD Tach 3

Speed in Megabyters per Second (MB/s)
Longer bars are better

Build a business case: developing custom apps

More from The Register

next story
The agony and ecstasy of SteamOS: WHERE ARE MY GAMES?
And yes it does need a fat HDD (or SSD, it's cool with either)
Apple's iWatch? They cannae do it ... they don't have the POWER
Analyst predicts fanbois will have to wait until next year
Kate Bush: Don't make me HAVE CONTACT with your iPHONE
Can't face sea of wobbling fondle implements. What happened to lighters, eh?
Apple to build WORLD'S BIGGEST iStore in Dubai
It's not the size of your shiny-shiny...
Just in case? Unverified 'supersize me' iPhone 6 pics in sneak leak peek
Is bigger necessarily better for the fruity firm's flagship phone?
Steve Jobs had BETTER BALLS than Atari, says Apple mouse designer
Xerox? Pff, not even in the same league as His Jobsiness
Apple analyst: fruity firm set to shift 75 million iPhones
We'll have some of whatever he's having please
TV transport tech, part 1: From server to sofa at the touch of a button
You won't believe how much goes into today's telly tech
prev story

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Top 10 endpoint backup mistakes
Avoid the ten endpoint backup mistakes to ensure that your critical corporate data is protected and end user productivity is improved.
Top 8 considerations to enable and simplify mobility
In this whitepaper learn how to successfully add mobile capabilities simply and cost effectively.
Rethinking backup and recovery in the modern data center
Combining intelligence, operational analytics, and automation to enable efficient, data-driven IT organizations using the HP ABR approach.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.