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Drive Comparison Table and Test Setup

1,000 GB: Three Samsung TB Drives
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Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Model Spinpoint F1Spinpoint F1 RAID ClassEcoGreen F1
Model NumberHD103UJHE103UJHD103UI
Form Factor3.5" 3.5" 3.5"
Capacity1000 GB 1000 GB 1000 GB
Spindle 7,200 RPM 7,200 RPM 5,400 RPM
Other Capacities160, 250, 320, 500, 640, 750 GB160, 250, 320, 500, 640, 750 GB250, 320, 500, 640, 750 GB
Platters 3 3 3
Cache 32 MB 32 MB 32 MB
NCQ Yes yes yes
Interface SATA/300 SATA/300 SATA/300
MTBF 600,000 h 1,200,000 h 600,000 h
Operating Temperature 0-60°C 0-60°C 0-60°C
Specified Idle Power 6.7 W 7.7 W 5.0 W
Measured Idle Power 7.2 W 6.8 W 4.3 W
Operating Shock (2 ms, read) 70 G 70 G 70 G
Warranty 3 years 5 years 3 years

Test Setup

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.)
2x 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
Promise FastTrak TX4310
Driver 2.06.1.310
Networking Broadcom BCM5721 On-Board Gigabit Ethernet NICv
Graphics Subsystem On-Board Graphics
ATI RageXL, 8 MB
Benchmarks
Performance Measurements 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
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