Pros

  • Capacious 256GB SSD

Cons

  • Nothing of note

At A Glance

Great performance, but this drive is not available via standard retail channels.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.tacp.toshiba.com

The Specs

Storage
Drive size 256.0 GB
Drive type Internal
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
General Features
Form Factor 2.5-inch

Performance

Internal Performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 26.3   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 23.5   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 20.0   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 19.3   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 21.1   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 13.0   seconds
Malware Scan 291.9   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 83.0   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 85.7   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 82.2   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 85.6   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 88.3   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 95.8   watts
Malware Scan 101.2   watts
System Idle State 70.4   watts
System Sleep State 70.4   watts
System Work State 96.7   watts
Performance
Test Version 2.0
Firefox 2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 204.0
Roxio VideoWave Movie Creator 1.5, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 169.0
Adobe Photoshop CS2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 333.0
Winzip Computing WinZip 10.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 161.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 Rendering, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 237.0
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 240.0
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 95.31
Internal Read - WinZip 305.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 DirectX, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 325.0
Multitasking, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 223.0
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 30.76
Internal Write - Files and Folders 66.65
WorldBench 6 Score, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 139.0
Microsoft Office 2003 with SP-1, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 335.0
Internal Write - Large File 66.7
Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 9.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 170.0
Nero 7 Ultra Edition, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 197.0
Internal Read - ACDSee 475.0