Samsung SS805 100GB “Green” SSD for Enterprise

Samsung SS805 100GB "Green" SSD for Enterprise

Samsung SS805 100GB "Green" SSD for Enterprise

Samsung announced at the Storage Visions 2009 Conference its SS805 100GB eco-friendly SSD (Solid State Drive) for enterprise market. Samsung SS805 is a 2.5-inch SSD based in Single-level-cell (SLC) technology. It has 100GB capacity and offers a IOPS (input/output per second) more than 10 times faster than the fastest 15K rpm SAS HDD available for transactional data workloads.

The SS805 reads data sequentially at 230 MB/s and writes sequentially at 180 MB/s, with a random read speed of 25K and a random write speed of 6K.

As a “Green” SSD, Samsung’s SS805 uses only 1.9 watts of power in active mode and 0.6 watts in idle mode, compare to 8 to 15 watts in active mode and 1 to 2 watts in idle mode consumed by typical 15K HDDs.

[samsung]

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