The OWC Accelsior Pro Q is a PCIe-based solid state drive (SSD) for the 2010/2012 Apple Mac Pro (or for PCs) and is also compatible with the Thunderbolt Macs of all kinds via the OWC Helios enclosure.
Sustained transfer speed is a strong indicator for judging performance for real-world tasks that need high bandwidth. While peak speeds are obtained with large transfers, in the Real World many programs tend to use transfer sizes that are too small... read more:
Performance of the OWC Accelsior Pro Q is outstanding, but software programs have to cooperate by using large transfer sizes. See the comments on Photoshop and its tile size.