Mushkin Callisto Deluxe 60GB Reviewccokeman - September 6, 2010
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HD Tach v220.127.116.11: HD Tach is another hard drive benchmark utility, much like HD Tune. This benchmark will measure the average read speed, the random access time, and the amount of the CPU used during operation.
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SiSoft Sandra 2009 SP3: SiSoft Sandra is a diagnostic utility and synthetic benchmarking program. Sandra allows you to view your hardware at a higher level to be more helpful.
In the HD Tach testing, the Callisto Deluxe delivered the lowest results in the average read test at 230.5 MB/s, but still well above the results delivered by the mechanical drives. However, the Callisto did have the highest burst speed at 267 MB/s. In the Sandra testing, the Callisto finished right behind the Sandforce 1200-equipped Corsair F100 and above the drives with INDILINX and JMicron JMF618 controllers.