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Aggregate Throughput with 4 X 6G SSD
Related: bandwidth, Other World Computing, OWC Thunderbay, RAID, SSD, storage, Thunderbolt, video
MPG tested the aggregate throughput of the OWC Thunderbay 4 Mini using DiskTester fill-volume* on a late 2013 MacBook Pro Retina.
- 4 OWC 240GB Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD
- 4 volumes, one per drive
- 4 DiskTester fill-volume tests running simultaneously, one per volume.
disktester fill-volume --xfer 4M (per volume)
These speeds are aggregate real-world throughput through the file system via four processes operating simultaneously on four volumes/drives.
The Thunderbay Mini with four OWC SSDs delivers an outstanding aggregate performance.
Aggregate write: 1312 MB/sec
Aggregate read: 1230 MB/sec
Single SSD write: 328 MB/sec (simultaneous with 3 others)
Single SSD read: 308 MB/sec (simultaneous with 3 others)