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The Seagate® Momentus® XT drive enables laptop PC users to enjoy solid state-like performance without sacrificing storage capacity and affordability. The Momentus XT solid state hybrid drive utilizes Adaptive Memory™ technology to dynamically optimize performance by aligning to user needs. This perfect balance of SSD and HDD delivers low heat, noise and vibration, and is available in capacities up to 500GB.
this is by the way the latest firmware as for today 28.10.2010
Due to the nature of the SSD that is monitoring your usage, you wont get the maximum of performances at first run. Here is 3 run using CrystalDiskMark 3.0 x64 (C) 2007-2010 hiyohiyo (Crystal Dew World : http://crystalmark.info/)
In order to try to try to reveal the real performance of the disk without the SSD, I di made a run with bigger chunk of data 4GB, the size of the internal cache, good but not stellar.
As a reference here is my old drive, a Western Digital blue WD3200BJKT from August 2008. Again not a lot of differences.
And the Intel SSD flagship SSDSA2M160G2GC (160GB) . This Intel X25-M SSD 160GB was paid 400€, so 3.5 times more expensive (400€/114€) for 2.3 (240.1/104) more performances:
Seagate Momentus XT
Intel X25-M SSD 160GB
Sequential Read Sequential Write Random Read 512KB Random Write 512KB Random Read 4KB (QD=1) Random Write 4KB (QD=1) Random Read 4KB (QD=32) Random Write 4KB (QD=32)
All in all still a very good 7200rpm at a good prize (114€) for a cost effective solution (speed and storage). But don’t expect SSD like performances! Until SSD drives comes down in price, it's an excellent alternative for someone who needs the storage space or just a new drive :-) I am seeing faster boot, faster common app loading, and an overall boost in performance, but is it not because I was upgrading from an old slower drive?
Note: I did clone my old Western Digital blue WD3200BJKT to the new Seagate XT using Acronis True Image 2010 Home.
I've made many errors when building my NAS server, and this force me to forget using SUN Zeta File System, at least for this year...In fact I have decide to build a NAS before even knowing the existence of ZFS, and bought following hardware components: 1 Promise Supertrak EX8350 with 8 SATA2 3GB port (RAID6)The cheapest integrated mainboard available: NFORCE4 IGPAMD64 3000+ …
Before putting my monster NAS online (pictures will follow soon), I am playing a lot with NEXENTA under VMWARE player.I've found that excellent PDF (THE LAST WORD IN FILE SYSTEMS) which explain why ZFS may be the Saint Graal of file system, while if you want to learn how to administrate pool, I recommend YouThe ZFS admin guideHere is my first try, with 7 simulated disks (this example use files and not real devices even if I have 7 real …
ZFS has so much promise that it sound to good to be true! I will make an extensive try of it soon.From ZFS: Threat or Menace? Pt. I.... In a storage industry where the hardware cost to protect data keeps rising, ZFS represents a software solution to the problem of wobbly disks and data corruption. Thus it is a threat to hardened disk array model of very expensive engineering on the outside to protect the soft underbelly of ever-cheaper disks …
I am still testing my NAS system (seven 300Gb disks) and while testing OpenSolaris (under Belenix), and Googling I found that page: This blog is about the Google Summer of Code project "ZFS filesystem for FUSE/Linux" For all of You that do not know what FUSE is, FUSE is the Filesystem in Userspace Linux kernel module. This module allows nonprivileged users to create their own filesystems without writing any kernel code. While ZFS has many features which can benefit all …
origin: WikiPediaSAMBAAn open source implementation of the SMB file sharing protocol that provides file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Samba allows a non-Windows server to communicate with the same networking protocol as the Windows products. Samba was originally developed for Unix but can now run on Linux, FreeBSD and other Unix variants. It is freely available under the GNU General Public License. The name Samba is a variant of SMB, the protocol from which it stems. As of version …
Putting OpenSolaris in a NAS server OpenSolaris is an open source project created by Sun Microsystems to build a developer community around the Solaris Operating System technology OpenSolaris express is the official distribution and can be download HERE but I will use a fork of that code. …