TEST: Lexar SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD 1TB external SSD

Here you can find a detailed performance and benchmark test of the external SSD SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD with 1TB (LSL660X001T-RNNNG) from Lexar.
Score
1229
Price/GB
0,11 €


Technical data
Image SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD
Manufacturer Lexar
Model number LSL660X001T-RNNNG
Storage capacity 1024 GB (954 GiB)
pSLC-Cache 97 GB approx.
Read speed 2000 MB/s
Write speed 1900 MB/s
Interface USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbit/s)
Connection USB Typ C
Price ca. 111 USD (= 0,11 $ / GB)
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Compared to the top performer*
Read speed
100 %
Write speed
89 %

*) Test result evaluated according to AS SSD Score within the same size.

AS SSD Benchmark

Standard performance test

The standard test was performed with a 5 GB file. A total score of 1229 points was achieved.

AS SSD TEST: Lexar SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD 1TB

AS SSD Read: Write:
Seq
in megabytes per second
1916,97 MB/s
1685,80 MB/s
4K
in megabytes per second
23,75 MB/s
79,03 MB/s
4K-64Thrd
in megabytes per second
223,81 MB/s
321,77 MB/s
Access time
in milliseconds
0,048 ms
0,660 ms
Score
439
569
Total score
1229

Copy Performance Test

A common everyday situation is simulated here. Three test folders are created:

  • ISO (folder with two large files)
  • Program (folder with many small files)
  • Game (folder with small and large files)

The three folders are copied using the Windows Copy command (the cache remains enabled). The practical test of December 11, 2022 shows the performance for simultaneous write and read operations. The lower the duration, the better the performance.

AS SSD TEST: Lexar SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD 1TB
AS SSD Copy-Benchmark Transfer rate: Duration:
ISO
two large files
826,07 MB/s
2,78 s
Program
many small files
139,96 MB/s
50,29 s
Game
small and large files
508,63 MB/s
13,58 s

Compression Performance Test

Here, the writing and reading speed of the SSD is measured depending on the compressibility of the data (according to the manufacturer, these should be 2000MB/s and 1900MB/s respectively).

AS SSD TEST: Lexar SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD 1TB

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark

Here, two sequential and two random performance tests are performed, similar to the ones performed on the AS SSD.

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark TEST: Lexar SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD 1TB
CDM Read [MB/s] Write [MB/s]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
2075,88
1867,63
SEQ1M
Q1T1
1868,05
1713,74
RND4K
Q32T16
233,90
372,92
RND4K
Q1T1
27,45
86,40

Input/Output operations per second

CDM Read [IOPS] Write [IOPS]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
1.979,70
1.781,10
SEQ1M
Q1T1
1.781,50
1.634,40
RND4K
Q32T16
57.103,30
91.045,40
RND4K
Q1T1
6.701,70
21.094,70

Average latency

CDM Read [µs] Write [µs]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
4.037,35
4.481,56
SEQ1M
Q1T1
561,12
611,55
RND4K
Q32T16
8.952,49
5.617,75
RND4K
Q1T1
149,07
47,28

HD Tune Pro Endurance test

A long-term test was performed here to make full use of the memory capacity. You can see when a cache is full and the writing performance decreases. A test file of 120 GB was written to the medium. After approx. 97 GB, the pSLC-Cache was full and the performance was throttled.
At least the test file could be read with an average write speed of 1952 MB/s and written with 644 MB/s.

HD Tune Endurance Test TEST: Lexar SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD 1TB

HD Tune Pro Benchmark

HD Tune writes a 5 GB file to the Lexar external SSD. The transfer data of the read speed is displayed graphically. The minimum, maximum and average values are also determined. The determined access time and burst rate are also displayed.

HD Tune TEST: Lexar SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD 1TB

ATTO Disk Benchmark

Here, a 256 MB file is written several times to the Lexar external SSD . The I/O block size varies (from 512 bytes to 64 megabytes). The larger the blocks, the faster they can be written and read.

ATTO Disk Benchmark TEST: Lexar SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD 1TB

SSD-Z Benchmark

Similar to HD Tune, a 500 MB file is written to the Lexar external SSD here. is written. The transfer data is displayed. The more constant the line, the better.

SSD-Z TEST: Lexar SL660 BLAZE Gaming Portable SSD 1TB


Information about the test system can be found at the bottom of the home page.
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