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Kingston SSDNow E100 Enterprise SSD Review - Fileserver and Emailserver

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

Fileserver

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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The E100 averages 4.23 Watts in steady state.

 

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

 

 

Emailserver

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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The E100 averages 3.46 Watts during the measurement window.

 

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The Kingston E100 averaged 6,100 IOPS per Watt.

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