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Banana Pi M2 Berry: SATA interface and speed test (dd, hdparm, rsync)
Other articles about single-board computer called Banana Pi M2 Berry by SinoVoip. In this article, we check SATA connection and we test the speed of communication.

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Banana Pi M2 Berry: first start, iperf, sysbench and thermal imaging picture
Banana Pi M2 Berry: SATA interface and speed test (dd, hdparm, rsync)


BPI-M2 Berry contains SATA interface. Except of SATA connector, it also contains power supply for HDD. So, that's a good feature of this board. You don't need other power supply especially for HDD.

Here are a few picures from terminal.

hdparm command
T - speed test of cache of HDD
t - speed test of reading from HDD



Speed test of SATA connection. dd command, Write data to HDD.



And here is a picture of practical testing of copying, from HDD to microSD card and from microSD card to HDD (rsync)


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