Disk Subsystem Performance
Intel 730 SSD

Intel 730 480GB SSD Quick Benchmarks

Our Intel 730 480GB SSD quick benchmarks. More to come but this could be an extremely interesting SSD option for low-end web hosting.


SanDisk CloudSpeed 1000E

SanDisk CloudSpeed 1000E 800GB Quick Benchmarks

Our quick benchmarks of the SanDisk CloudSpeed 1000E 800GB SATA SSD which offer high write endurance in a SATA SSD package.



Toshiba PX02SMF080 800GB

Toshiba PX02SMU080 800GB Quick Benchmarks – Pushing 12gbps SAS3 speeds!

Our quick benchmarks of the Toshiba PX02SMU080 800GB 12gbps SAS3 SSD using eMLC NAND for over 1GB/s sequential read performance and 10 full drive writes/day


Samsung SM1625

Samsung SM1625 SAS SSD RAID 0 Benchmarks

Our Samsung SM1625 benchmarks performed in RAID 0. We see what a pair of these SAS SSDs can do in single ported RAID 0 configurations.



Samsung SM1625

Samsung SM1625 200GB SAS SSD Quick Benchmarks

We test a Samsung SM1625 200GB SAS SSD (MLC) in a single-port configuration with our quick benchmarks. This is the 9th piece in our SAS SSD series


Pliant SanDisk Lightning SLC SAS Drives

2x SanDisk Lightning 406s 400GB SSD RAID 0 Benchmarks

We perform our quick benchmarks on two SanDisk Lightning 400GB SSDs (34nm SLC SAS drives also known as the 406s or lb406s)



SanDisk Optimus SAS SSD

2x SanDisk Optimus 400GB MLC SAS SSD RAID Benchmarks

We look at the SanDisk Optimus 400GB SAS SSDs in a striped RAID configuration to see performance compared to other SAS SSDs we have tested recently


Seagate Pulsar.2 200GB RAID 0 - AS SSD

2x Seagate Pulsar.2 200GB SAS SSD RAID Benchmarks

Our Seagate Pulsar.2 200GB SAS SSD RAID 0 benchmarks. It seems like these Seagate MLC SAS SSDs are performing better in RAID arrays than we would expect



Pliant SanDisk Lightning SLC SAS Drives

2x SanDisk Lightning 206s 200GB SLC SAS SSD in RAID 0 Benchmarks

We take a look at two SanDisk Lightning 206s 200GB SAS SSD in RAID 0 and perform quick and dirty benchmarks. The results surprised us.


Pliant SanDisk Lightning SLC SAS Drives

SanDisk Lightning 406s 400GB (34nm SLC 6gbps SAS SSD) Quick Benchmarks

Quick benchmarks of a SanDisk Lightning 406s SLC SAS SSD. We compare to the 200GB SLC drive, a Seagate Pulsar.2 and an Optimus 400GB SAS SSD