SSD Summer Slam: 12 New 2.5" And 1.8" Drives Rounded-Up

Comparison Table And Test Setup

Manufacturer
A-Data
Asax
Asax
Cavalry Storage
Family
SSD S592Leopard-Hunt IILeopard-Hunt IISSD Pelican
Model Number

ASAX-SATA1.8 T2-SSDASAX-SATA2.5 T2-SSDCASD00032MIS
Tested Capacities
128GB64GB256GB32GB
Other Capacities
32, 64GB16, 32, 128, 256GB16, 32, 64, 128GB64, 128GB
Rotational Speed (RPM)
Flash MLCFlash MLCFlash MLCFlash MLC
Controller
IndilinxIndilinxIndilinxJMF602
Form Factor
2.5"1.8"2.5"2.5"
Interface
SATA/300SATA/300SATA/300SATA/300
Cache
64MB64MB64MBn/a
NCQ
yesyesyesyes
Height
9.5 mmn/a
9.5 mm9.5 mm
Weight
54 g26 g

MTBF
1,000,000 hn/an/a1,300,000 h
Operating Temperature
n/an/an/a0-70°C
Specified Idle Power (Low Power)
 0.44W 0.57W0.62W1.04W
Measured Idle Power (Low Power)
0.50W0.35W0.35W1.00W

                          

Manufacturer
Corsair
Crucial
Crucial
Intel
Family
P256M225M225X25-M 34nm
Model Number
CMFSSD-256GBG2DCT128M225CT256M225SSDSA2M160G2G2
Tested Capacities
256GB128GB256GB160GB
Other Capacities
64, 128GB64, 256GB64, 256GB80GB
Rotational Speed (RPM)
Flash MLCFlash MLCFlash MLCFlash MLC
Controller
Samsung
IndilinxIndilinxPC29AS21BA0
Form Factor
2.5"2.5"2.5"2.5"
Interface
SATA/300SATA/300SATA/300SATA/300
Cache (MB)
128MB64MB64MB32MB
NCQ
yesyesyesyes
Height
9.5 mm9.5 mm9.5 mm9.5 mm
Weight
88 g70 g94 g
80 g
MTBF
1,000,000 h1,000,000 h1,000,000 h1,200,000 h
Operating Temperature
n/an/an/a0-70°C
Specified Idle Power (Low Power)
0.19W0.44W0.48W0.06W
Measured Idle Power (Low Power)
0.50W0.4W0.5W0.08W


Manufacturer
OCZ
OCZ
OCZ
Super Talent
Family
Summit
Vertex
Vertex Turbo
UltraDrive ME
Model Number
OCZSSD2-1SUM120GOCZSSD2-1VTX120GOCZSSD2-1VTXT120GFTM28GX25H
Tested Capacities
120GB120GB120GB128GB
Other Capacities
60, 250GB30, 60, 250GB30, 60, 250GB32, 64, 256GB
Rotational Speed (RPM)
Flash MLCFlash MLCFlash MLCFlash MLC
Controller
Samsung
IndilinxIndilinxIndilinx
Form Factor
2.5"2.5"2.5"2.5"
Interface
SATA/300SATA/300SATA/300SATA/300
Cache (MB)
128MB 
64MB
64MB (180 MHz)64MB
NCQ
yesyesyesyes
Height
9.5 mm9.5 mm9.5 mm9.5 mm
Weight
98 g92 g94 g68 g
MTBF
1,500,000 h1,500,000 h1,500,000 h1,000,000 h
Operating Temperature
0-70°C0-70°C0-70°C0-70°C
Specified Idle Power (Low Power)
0.17W0.47W0.45W0.44W
Measured Idle Power (Low Power)
0.50W0.50W0.50W0.40W

 
Test Setup

System Hardware
Hardware
Details
CPU
Intel Core i7-920 (45nm, 2.66 GHz, 8 MB L2 Cache)
Motherboard (Socket 1366)
Supermicro X8SAX
Revision: 1.0,  Chipset Intel X58 + ICH10R, BIOS: 1.0B
RAM
3 x 1GB DDR3-1333 Corsair CM3X1024-1333C9DHX
HDD
Seagate NL35 400GB
ST3400832NS, 7,200 RPM, SATA/150, 8 MB Cache
Power Supply
OCZ EliteXstream 800W
OCZ800EXS-EU
Benchmarks
Performance Measurements
h2benchw 3.12
PCMark Vantage 1.0
I/O Performance
IOMeter 2006.07.27
Fileserver-Benchmark
Webserver-benchmark
Database-Benchmark
Workstation-Benchmark
Streaming Reads
Streaming Writes
System Software and Drivers
Driver
Details
Operating System
Windows Vista Ultimate SP1
Intel Chipset
9.1.0.1007
AMD Graphics
Radeon 8.12
Intel Matrix Storage
8.7.0.1007