Angelbird SSD wrk 

Released August, 2014
  • 128 GB
  • 2.5" SATA III
6.5 Out of 10

Angelbird's choice of controller also produces some interesting benchmarking results.
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Their latest product is the Angelbird SSD wrk, which we are reviewing today.
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SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of the Angelbird SSD wrk

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

SSD wrk
6.3
840 Pro
6.6
840 EVO
6.6
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

SSD wrk
6.1
840 Pro
7.0
840 EVO
6.9
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

SSD wrk
7.6
840 Pro
8.1
840 EVO
7.9
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

SSD wrk
6.4
840 Pro
6.7
840 EVO
6.7
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

6.5

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

SSD wrk
6.5
840 Pro
6.9
840 EVO
6.9

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Angelbird SSD wrk

4K Random Read

SSD wrk
247.5 MB/s
Ultra Plus SSD
140.33 MB/s
MX100
175.64 MB/s

4K Random Write

SSD wrk
68.36 MB/s
840 Pro
130.58 MB/s
840 EVO
106.65 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

SSD wrk
11 s
840 Pro
7.8 s

Avg. Power Consumption

SSD wrk
1.98 Watts
MX100
2.31 Watts
840 EVO
2.29 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

SSD wrk
3.66 ms
MX300
5.56 ms
840 Pro
1.91 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

SSD wrk
1.01 ms
Ultra Plus SSD
1.78 ms
MX100
1.42 ms

Reviews Word on the street for the Angelbird SSD wrk


8.5
Overall, I am positively surprised by the performance of the Silicon Motion controller in the Angelbird drive, which I think will quickly establish itself as an alternative to the expensive Sandforce or Marvell controllers.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

storage

Capacity 128 GB
Interface SATA III
Interface speed 6 Gbit/s
Memory type MLC

manufacturer performance

MTBF 2,000,000 hours

form factor

Form factor 2.5"
Weight 60 g
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