FreeBSD and Linux SSD Write Speeds

Mark Moellering markmoellering at
Wed Jun 21 18:45:06 UTC 2017

I guess, for me, to be a true experiment, you need to swap the drives
between the two machines and then see what happens.
The other thought, is wondering how big the sector sizes are.  If you
indicate the wrong sector size, i believe performance will take a hit.

It is an interesting experiment...

-- Mark

On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 2:35 PM, Tim Daneliuk <tundra at> wrote:
> On 06/21/2017 11:45 AM, Adam Vande More wrote:
>> SSD speeds can vary greatly based upon models.  What steps did you take to ensure the rates you are seeing aren't completely normal?
> They may well be normal.  I need to go back and look at the specs, but
> as I recall, the OCZ drive was rated in the 400-ish Mbit/sec range
> and the much newer Kingston was in the 500-ish MBit/sec range.  But
> I am not certain of this.
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