Black Magic Design make a number of industry leading video capture cards, including those which can capture HD material at very high data rates. As a result having a disk with a fast write speed is essential. To aid users in configuring their system for optimal captures Black Magic includes a utility with their hardware which records the real world disk speed and gives the framerate available for that speed.
In the first of our real world scenarios we see some fantastic performance from the X2, it performs far higher than the other two drives. More importantly though it breaks the 60fps figure for 12-bit 4:4:4 1080 footage in both read and write operation. A video editor's dream.