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Read Applications Folder — 2011 MacBook Pro 6G Port
Related: laptop, MacBook, MacBook Pro, Other World Computing, SSD, storage
This test times how long it takes to read a 5.7GB folder of applications.
Since application launch speed is one key advantage of a fast system drive (and should also correspond to fast boot time), this test is highly relevant for users looking for a fast system drive.
The OWC 6G SSD easily outperforms the OWC 3G 200GB Mercury Pro Extreme RE, as well as the Apple (Toshiba) 3G 128GB SSD.