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Kingston SSDNow E100 Enterprise SSD Review

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







The File Server profile represents typical file server workloads. This profile tests a wide variety of different file sizes simultaneously, with an 80% read and 20% write distribution.


The Kingston E100 averages 29,719 IOPS at QD256, which is again in the same performance range as the Intel and Micron SSD's.




The Kingston E100 provides 6,650,588 I/Os (74%) in the 8-10ms range, and 1,905,531 I/Os (21%) in the 8-10ms range.




The E100 averages 4.23 Watts in steady state.




The E100 averages 7,053 IOPS per Watt, coming in very close to the Optimus average of 7,276 IOPS.









The Emailserver profile is a very demanding 8K test with a 50% read and 50% write distribution. This application is indicative of the performance of the solution in heavy write workloads.


The Kingston E100 exhibits excellent performance in this test, with 30,362 IOPS at QD256.




The Kingston E100 provides 53.2% of I/O's in the 6-8ms range, 30.1% at 8-10ms, and 11.5% at 10-20ms.




The E100 averages 3.46 Watts during the measurement window.




The Kingston E100 averaged 6,100 IOPS per Watt.

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