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Iometer

Iometer is an open-source benchmark which lets us synthetically test the input and output operations per second of a storage drive. We will be looking specifically at random read and write scores using 4 kiB blocks.

 Kingston M.2 SATA SSD 120 GiB

 Kingston M.2 SATA SSD 120 GiB

In the random read test using 4 kiB blocks, the SM2280S3 reached 87% more I/O operations per second than the SSDNow V300 in the read test. In the write test, there was a tie.