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HGST Ultrastar SSD800MM Enterprise 12Gb/s SSD Review - Fileserver and Emailserver

HGST Ultrastar SSD800MM Enterprise 12Gb/s SSD Review
The HGST Ultrastar SSD800MM brings PCIe-like performance to a 2.5" form factor SSD with the new 12Gb/s SAS interface. (NASDAQ:WDC)
| SSDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Jul 9, 2013 1:01 pm
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: HGST

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 HGST takes a clear lead in this workload, with an average of 81,802 IOPS at QD256, the Toshiba PX02SMF080 averages 64,151 IOPS at QD256, well above the 45,736 IOPS mustered by the Optimus.

 

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The HGST provides 18,961,536 I/Os (77.51%) at 2-4ms, 3,324,034 I/Os (13.58%) in the 4-6ms range, and 2,169,411 I/Os (8.86%) at 1-2ms.

 

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The SSD800MM averages 4.91 Watts in steady state, much lower than the other SSDs in the test pool.

 

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The HGST averages 16,709 IOPS per Watt, well above the competing SSDs.

 

 

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 HGST once again exhibits class-leading performance in this write-intensive test, with 47,124 IOPS at QD256.

 

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The HGST provides 48.25% of I/O's at 4-6ms, 24.25% of I/O's in the 6-8ms range, 20.62% at 2-4ms, and 5.16% at 8-10ms.

 

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The HGST averages 6.52 Watts during the measurement window.

 

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The SSD800MM averaged an outstanding 16,709 IOPS per Watt; again well above the competing solutions.

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