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SanDisk Extreme 500

SanDisk Extreme 500 240GB Portable SSD USB 3.0 Drive Review

  1. Introduction
  2. Packaging and Specifications
  3. Test Setup and Methodology
  4. ATTO and CrystalDisk Mark Benchmark
  5. Transfer Tests
  6. Conclusion
  7. Online Purchase Links
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The system that I am using is to test most of the hardware. The same operating system, choice of USB 3.0 port (specific rear I/O port) version of benchmark software and the testing method is maintained throughout the graph.

Operating SystemWindows 10 64-bit Pro
Processor+ CoolerIntel i7 4790k + Noctua NH-U12S
MotherboardGigabyte Z97X-Gaming GT
RAM8GB Kingston DDR3 HyperX
Primary Storage240GB SanDisk Extreme II SSD
Secondary Storage3TB WD Red WD30EFRX
Power SupplyCorsair TX750
PC CaseLian Li A70F

The testing methods are as follows:

ATTO Benchmark v2.46

CrystalDisk Benchmark 5.0.2 x64

Transfer File Tests:

  • 98.3GB Assorted video files folder transfer
  • 11.3GB ISO file transfer
  • 1.33GB Assorted image transfer
  • 1.28GB ZIP file transfer

Drive Format: exFAT

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