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Table 4 Sequential read/write performance on local storage on a single Raspberry Pi Model B node and on a ThinkPad X240

From: Mobile clusters of single board computers: an option for providing resources to student projects and researchers

Manufacturer Form factor Capacity [GB] Speed class Product ID/Item number Read\(^{1}\) performance [MB/s] Write\(^{2}\) perf. [MB/s]
Raspberry Pi Model B ThinkPad X240 Raspberry Pi Model B ThinkPad X240
Kingston SD 16 4 SD4/16GB 17.50       20.58       4.36       4.38      
SanDisk SD 16 4 SDSDB-016G 15.80       22.40       4.36       4.46      
Verbatim SD 16 4 #44020 18.40       22.18       7.48       7.62      
Verbatim microSD 16 4 #44007 18.60       71.92       9.50       10.86      
Samsung microSD 16 6 MB-MS16D 18.40       21.92       10.30       12.06      
Kingston SD 16 10 SD10V/16GB 17.50       34.34       10.60       9.82      
Kingston microSD 16 10 SDC10/16GB 17.72       33.64       8.38       11.60      
Samsung microSD 16 10 MB-MP16D 18.10       40.86       10.12       12.24      
SanDisk SD 16 10 SDSDL-016G 18.68       42.04       11.52       12.78      
SanDisk microSD 16 10 SDSDQUI-016G 18.70       42.72       12.18       13.26      
SONY SD 16 10 SF-16UX 17.30       59.10       14.28       24.00      
SONY microSD 16 10 SR-16UY 17.90       35.16       9.64       10.98      
  1. \(^{1}\) Measured with: echo 3 \({\mathtt{>}}\) /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches&& dd if=/tmp/testfile of=/dev/null bs=300M count=1
  2. \(^{2}\) Measured with: dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/testfile bs=300M count=1 oflag=sync