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2013 Mac Pro: that 1TB Flash Storage (SSD) ’Rocks’

Tests are one thing, and there the 1TB SSD in the 2013 Mac Pro tests out better than any single (non-RAID) SSD I’ve yet tested.

But real-world results are the only thing that actually matter. Here’s one example.

Data verification

Second, verifying data integrity with IntegrityChecker is incredibly fast*, encouraging doing so as a matter of course (no assumptions about “should be fine”). See also How to Safely Transfer Data or Verify Backups (IntegrityChecker).

diglloyd2:DIGLLOYD lloyd$ ic verify Master
IntegrityChecker(tm) v1.2.1 64-bit, diglloydTools 2.2.2, 2013-10-26 13:20
Copyright 2006-2013 DIGLLOYD INC. All Rights Reserved ... Using threads = 6, read buffer size = 4096K, num buffers = 36 Looking for files in "/Volumes/Master".. Selecting files for hashing...
Preparing to hash 601014 files...
Files prepared, hashing 601014 files...
0%: 48 files @ 1090.9MB/sec, processed 1.07GB
1%: 70 files @ 1105.1MB/sec, processed 2.17GB
1%: 89 files @ 1110.0MB/sec, processed 3.27GB
1%: 110 files @ 1114.4MB/sec, processed 4.42GB
2%: 128 files @ 1117.9MB/sec, processed 5.54GB
2%: 148 files @ 1120.5MB/sec, processed 6.68GB
2%: 168 files @ 1122.2MB/sec, processed 7.81GB
3%: 189 files @ 1123.5MB/sec, processed 8.97GB
3%: 210 files @ 1123.6MB/sec, processed 10.09GB
3%: 231 files @ 1124.0MB/sec, processed 11.2GB
4%: 250 files @ 1125.5MB/sec, processed 12.3GB
4%: 269 files @ 1120.0MB/sec, processed 13.4GB
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6%: 410 files @ 1119.5MB/sec, processed 21.2GB
7%: 431 files @ 1119.9MB/sec, processed 22.3GB
7%: 452 files @ 1120.3MB/sec, processed 23.5GB
7%: 472 files @ 1120.4MB/sec, processed 24.6GB
8%: 493 files @ 1120.0MB/sec, processed 25.7GB
8%: 513 files @ 1118.4MB/sec, processed 26.8GB ...

* IntegrityChecker is one of the most efficient multi-threaded programs available, using all CPU cores with near perfect scalability.

 

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