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Solid State Drive Comparison Table

HyperDrive 4 Redefines Solid State Storage
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Manufacturer HyperOs Systems (Accelerated Logic) Samsung SanDisk
Family Hyperdrive 4 Solid State Flash Drive Solid State Flash Drive
Model Number Revision 3 - SATA 5000
Capacity 16 GB 32 GB 32 GB
Rotational Speed (RPM) RAM Flash Flash
Available Capacities Depends on RAM - -
Geometry 8 x 2 GB ECC DDR1 16 x 32 Gbit n/a
Interface SATA/150 - PATA/133 UltraATA/66 SATA/150
Form Factor 5.25" 2.5" 2.5"
Cache (MB) - - -
NV Cache Size - - -
NCQ - - -
Weight 900 g 46 g 94 g

Test Setup

... For Storage Benchmarks

System Hardware
Processor(s) 2x Intel Xeon Processor (Nocona core)
3.6 GHz, FSB800, 1 MB L2 Cache
Platform Asus NCL-DS (Socket 604)
Intel E7520 Chipset, BIOS 1005
RAM Corsair CM72DD512AR-400 (DDR2-400 ECC, reg.)
2 x 512 MB, CL3-3-3-10 Timings
System Hard Drive Western Digital Caviar WD1200JB
120 GB, 7,200 RPM, 8 MB Cache, UltraATA/100
Mass Storage Controller(s) Intel 82801EB UltraATA/100 Controller (ICH5)
Promise SATA 300TX4
Areca ARC1280ML
Networking Broadcom BCM5721 On-Board Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Graphics Subsystem On-Board Graphics
ATI RageXL, 8 MB
System Hardware
Performance Measurement c’t h2benchw 3.6
PCMark05 V1.01
I/O-Performance IOMeter 2003.05.10
Fileserver-Benchmark
Webserver-Benchmark
Database-Benchmark
Workstation-Benchmark
System Software & Drivers
OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, Service Pack 1
Platform Driver Intel Chipset Installation Utility 7.0.0.1025
Graphics Driver Default Windows Graphics Driver

We used Areca’s ARC1280ML controller for the storage benchmarks.

... For SYSmark 2007 Preview

Platform
CPU III Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 (65 nm ; 3000 MHz, 4 MB L2 Cache)
Motherboard ASUS Blitz Formula, Rev : 1.0
Chipset : Intel P35, BIOS 1101
RAM Corsair CM2X1024-888C4D
2x 1024 MB DDR2-800 (CL 4-4-4-12 2T)
Hard Disk Drive I Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFD
150 GB, 10,000 RPM, 16 MB cache, SATA/150
Hard Disk Drive II HyperOs Systems HyperDrive 4
16 GB, DDR333 ECC, SATA/150
Hard Disk Drive III SanDisk SSD SATA 5000
32 GB, Flash, SATA/150
DVD-ROM Samsung SH-S183
Graphics Card Zotac Geforce 8800 GTS
GPU : Geforce 8800 GTS (500 MHz)
RAM : 320 MB GDDR3 (1600 MHz)
Sound Card Integrated
Power Supply Enermax EG565P-VE
ATX 2.01, 510 Watt
System Software & Drivers
OS Windows XP Professional 5.10.2600, Service Pack 2
DirectX Version 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
Platform Drivers Intel Version 8.3.1013
Graphics Drivers Nvidia Forceware 162.18
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