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Toshiba PX03SN 12Gb/s SAS3 Enterprise SSD Review

By: Paul Alcorn | SSDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: May 21, 2014 2:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Toshiba

Email Server






The email server profile is a demanding 8k test with a 50% read and 50% write distribution. This application is indicative of the performance in heavy write workloads.


The PX03SN averages 28,962 IOPS; the PX02SS averages 51,119 IOPS at 256 OIO, and the PX02SM averages 30,572 IOPS.






The PX03SN averages 5.86 watts in steady state.




The PX03SN provides 4,929 IOPS-per-Watt.



Web Server






The Web Server profile is a read-only test with a wide range of file sizes. Web servers are responsible for generating content users view over the Internet, much like the very page you are reading. The speed of the underlying storage system has a massive impact on the speed and responsiveness of the server hosting the website.


The PX03SN averages a monster 43,050 IOPS at 256 OIO; the PX02SS averages 41,886 IOPS, and the PX02SM takes the backseat with an average of 31,517 IOPS.






The PX03SN averages 5.46 watts.




The PX03SN averages 1,414 IOPS-per-Watt.

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