Samsung, Ridata SSD Offerings Tested

Flash Drive Comparison Table

Manufacturer Mtron Ridata Samsung Samsung SanDisk
Family Solid State Disk Turbo Solid State Drive FlashSSD Solid State Flash Drive Solid State Flash Drive
Model Number MSD-SATA6025032NA NSSD-S25-32-C02T MCBQE64 GBMPP - SATA 5000
Capacity 32 GB 32 GB 64 GB 32 GB 32 GB
Rotational Speed (RPM) Flash Flash Flash Flash Flash
Available Capacities 64, 128 GB 32 GB 16, 32 GB - -
Geometry n/a n/a n/a 16 x 32 Gb n/a
Interface SATA/150 SATA/150 SATA/150 UltraATA/66 SATA/150
Form Factor 2.5" 2.5" 2.5" 2.5" 2.5"
Cache (MB) - - - - -
NV Cache Size - - - - -
NCQ - - - - -
Weight 114g 64g 77g 46 g 94 g

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 U/Min, 8 MB Cache, UltraATA/100
Mass Storage Controller(s) Intel 82801EB UltraATA/100 Controller (ICH5)
Promise SATA 300TX4
Promise FastTrak TX4310
Networking Broadcom BCM5721 On-Board Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Graphics Subsystem On-Board Graphics
ATI RageXL, 8 MB
Performance Measurements c’t h2benchw 3.6
PCMark05 V1.01 I/O Performance
IOMeter 2003.05.10
System Software & Drivers
OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
Service Pack 1
Platform Driver Intel Chipset Installation Utility
Graphics Driver Default Windows Graphics Driver
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