Lexar NQ100 480GB Review (Page 7 of 10)

Page 7 - Benchmark: HD Tune Pro 5.70

About HD Tune Pro 5.70

HD Tune Pro is a hard disk / SSD utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.), securely erase all data and much more.

From: Developer's Page

Unfortunately, HD Tune does not generate any fancy independent graph outputs, so I just took a screenshot of the program. The Lexar NQ100 480GB throughput remained very flat on average. It differed in magnitude from HD Tach -- probably due to testing algorithms used -- but its performance characteristics were identical in practice. Other than that, the results were acceptable; the recorded access time of 0.039ms is not terrible, but a slower measure than what we would expect from a solid state drive. The NQ100 480GB posted an average sequential read speed of 391.4MB/s, which again, was decent. It surpassed the Crucial BX500 480GB slightly, which measured at 387.8MB/s but fell behind the Patriot P200 512GB, which posted an average speed of 464.0MB/s. Do keep in mind the discussion we had on the previous page, as it still applies here.

Page Index
1. Introduction, Packaging, Specifications
2. A Closer Look, Test System
3. Benchmark: AIDA64 Disk Benchmark
4. Benchmark: ATTO Disk Benchmark
5. Benchmark: Crystal Disk Mark 8.0
6. Benchmark: HD Tach
7. Benchmark: HD Tune Pro 5.70
8. Benchmark: PassMark PerformanceTest 10
9. Benchmark: PCMark 10
10. Conclusion