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    Phoronix: WD Blue 250GB SSD Linux Benchmarks

    While I have owned many Western Digital hard drives over the years years, last week was my first time trying out one of the company's new solid-state drives (SSDs) under Linux. Some Linux benchmark results to share for reference today are of the WD Blue 250GB (WDS250G1B0A) SATA 3.0 SSD...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...SD-250GB-Linux

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    Typo:

    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    While I have owned many Western Digital hard drives over the years years,

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    • #3
      I believe this is re-badged Sandisk x400(WD bought sandisk in 2015). Not that it's a bad thing, Sandisk makes solid ssds().

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        I wonder if they will allow ssd firmware updates without needing to have a Windows Install or a Windows PE usb stick.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Space Heater View Post
          I wonder if they will allow ssd firmware updates without needing to have a Windows Install or a Windows PE usb stick.
          Wd has been pretty good about this, I'm sure they will hand this over to their old team.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Space Heater View Post
            I wonder if they will allow ssd firmware updates without needing to have a Windows Install or a Windows PE usb stick.
            Would be nice if there was a Dos/FreeDOS based firmware installer, and a Linux one as a bonus

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            • #7
              I am impressed with the Apacer Z280 for the value.

              http://openbenchmarking.org/result/1...TA-1612254TA69

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