I have been thinking to upgrade my old laptop that can make it run a little faster, I bought it about 6 years ago and at that time this laptop is great but now it doesn’t worth much. It’s an ASUS N51VF laptop and still loving it even it’s old already. I bought an SSD online with cheap price for NT$1090 and it seems nice for a low price SSD, below are the specs of this SSD.
|Interface||SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0|
|Capacity||120 GB /240 GB*|
|Operation Temperature||0°C ~ 70°C|
|Performance||ATTO / Crystal Disk Mark:
120GB Read: Up to 530MB/s Max ; Write: 360MB/s**
240GB Read: Up to 530MB/s Max ; Write: 370MB/s**IOPS:
120GB 4K Random Read/Write: 25K/32K IOPS max**
240GB 4K Random Read/Write: 25K/33K IOPS max**
|Dimensions||100 x 69.9 x 7 mm|
|Humidity||0°C to 55°C / 5% ~ 95% RH,non-condensing|
|System Requirements||Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista, MAC OS 10.4 or later, Linux 2.6.33 or later ***|
|Warranty||3-year limited warranty|
It’s has a nice specs as described by the manufacturer but in reality does it really worth the money? I ran a few benchmarks and it seems that this SSD doesn’t perform bad and it’s quite acceptable if you are not a gamer and only using your laptop for office works and internet browsing.
Here are the results using 2 different programs (Crystal Disk Mark and AS SSD Benchmark)
It’s not quite impressive but it’s acceptable, right? So, what do you think guys? Will you buy this SSD or buy other brand like kingston? Ciao!