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HyperDrive 4 Redefines Solid State Storage

Solid State Drive Comparison Table

ManufacturerHyperOs Systems (Accelerated Logic)SamsungSanDisk
FamilyHyperdrive 4Solid State Flash DriveSolid State Flash Drive
Model NumberRevision 3-SATA 5000
Capacity16 GB32 GB32 GB
Rotational Speed (RPM)RAMFlashFlash
Available CapacitiesDepends on RAM--
Geometry8 x 2 GB ECC DDR116 x 32 Gbitn/a
InterfaceSATA/150 - PATA/133UltraATA/66SATA/150
Form Factor5.25"2.5"2.5"
Cache (MB)---
NV Cache Size---
NCQ---
Weight900 g46 g94 g

Test Setup

... For Storage Benchmarks

System Hardware
Processor(s)2x Intel Xeon Processor (Nocona core)3.6 GHz, FSB800, 1 MB L2 Cache
PlatformAsus NCL-DS (Socket 604)Intel E7520 Chipset, BIOS 1005
RAMCorsair CM72DD512AR-400 (DDR2-400 ECC, reg.)2 x 512 MB, CL3-3-3-10 Timings
System Hard DriveWestern Digital Caviar WD1200JB120 GB, 7,200 RPM, 8 MB Cache, UltraATA/100
Mass Storage Controller(s)Intel 82801EB UltraATA/100 Controller (ICH5)Promise SATA 300TX4Areca ARC1280ML
NetworkingBroadcom BCM5721 On-Board Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Graphics SubsystemOn-Board GraphicsATI RageXL, 8 MB
System Hardware
Performance Measurementc’t h2benchw 3.6
PCMark05V1.01
I/O-PerformanceIOMeter 2003.05.10Fileserver-BenchmarkWebserver-BenchmarkDatabase-BenchmarkWorkstation-Benchmark
System Software & Drivers
OSMicrosoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, Service Pack 1
Platform DriverIntel Chipset Installation Utility 7.0.0.1025
Graphics DriverDefault Windows Graphics Driver

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

... For SYSmark 2007 Preview

Platform
CPU IIIIntel Core 2 Duo E6850 (65 nm ; 3000 MHz, 4 MB L2 Cache)
MotherboardASUS Blitz Formula, Rev : 1.0Chipset : Intel P35, BIOS 1101
RAMCorsair CM2X1024-888C4D2x 1024 MB DDR2-800 (CL 4-4-4-12 2T)
Hard Disk Drive IWestern Digital Raptor WD1500ADFD150 GB, 10,000 RPM, 16 MB cache, SATA/150
Hard Disk Drive IIHyperOs Systems HyperDrive 416 GB, DDR333 ECC, SATA/150
Hard Disk Drive IIISanDisk SSD SATA 500032 GB, Flash, SATA/150
DVD-ROMSamsung SH-S183
Graphics CardZotac Geforce 8800 GTSGPU : Geforce 8800 GTS (500 MHz)RAM : 320 MB GDDR3 (1600 MHz)
Sound CardIntegrated
Power SupplyEnermax EG565P-VEATX 2.01, 510 Watt
System Software & Drivers
OSWindows XP Professional 5.10.2600, Service Pack 2
DirectX Version9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
Platform Drivers IntelVersion 8.3.1013
Graphics Drivers NvidiaForceware 162.18