If I boot from a VHD file and run the ATTO benchmark on my Vertex 3 OS SSD.
I get the following results: 1048 MB/s write and 1193 MB/s read. Well the Vertex 3 SSD is the fastest SSD I worked with, but this can’t be right.
When the ATTO benchmark is run from a normal booted system, I get the following results: 503 MB/s write and 557 MB/s read on my DELL XPS L702.x. That’s what I suspected.
When I benchmark a normal HDD I get: 69 MB/s write and 69 MB/s read.