Lexar NQ100 480GB Solid State Drive Review

Testing – Sandra & ATTO
Keep in mind for testing the advertised speeds for this drive are 550 MB/s read.

Our first test is SiSoftware Sandra’s Physical Disks benchmark. We run both the read performance and write performance tests. Click on the images below to see the full-size results.

lexar nq100 sandra read lexar nq100 sandra write

The read test yielded 534.1 MB/s whereas the write score was 481.34 MB/s.

ATTO Disk Benchmark also measures transfer rates across specific lengths. ATTO uses RAW data, our transfer sizes ranged from 0.5 to 8192kb. ATTO is usually our definitive benchmark for solid state drives.

lexar nq100 atto

Here we see the drive maxing out at around 537 MB/s for the read and 470 MB/s for the write.

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