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Kingston SSDNow E100 Enterprise SSD Review - 128K Sequential Read/Write

Kingston SSDNow E100 Enterprise SSD Review

Kingston provides the SSDNow E100 as its enterprise offering with 32nm Toshiba eMLC Toggle NAND powered by the LSI SandForce SF-2582 controller. With an impressive set of enterprise features geared for the datacenter, we test the SSDNow E100 against the current top enterprise SSD's.

| SSDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: May 16, 2013 5:06 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: Kingston

128K Sequential Read/Write


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The 128K sequential speeds reflect the maximum sequential throughput of the SSD using a realistic file size encountered in an enterprise scenario.


The Kingston E100 averages 529 MB/s within a very tightly defined range, matching the SAS-powered Optimus.


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The Kingston E100 exhibits solid 128K write performance at an average of 387MB/s.


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The Kingston E100 performs well in the 128K sequential write testing, falling just below the Intel DC S3700 with a pure write workload. The E100 manages to perform significantly better than the P400m in this testing.


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The Kingston E100 provides 647,638 I/Os (69.7%) at 60-80ms, 175,935 I/Os (18.9%) at 80-100ms, and 104,766 I/Os (11.2%) in the 100-200ms range.


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The E100 averages 4.23 Watts during sequential write testing.


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The E100 provides 91MB/s per Watt, below only the Intel DC S3700.

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