Anandtech.com has a thorough review of it. Performance is consistent
(within 10-15% IOPS) across the lifetime of the drive, has capacitors to
flush RAM cache to disk, and doesn't store user data in the cache. It's
also cheaper per GB than the 710 it replaces.
On 2012-11-13 3:32 PM, "Jim Klimov" <jimkli...@cos.ru> wrote:
> On 2012-11-13 22:56, Mauricio Tavares wrote:
>> Trying again:
>> Intel just released those drives. Any thoughts on how nicely they will
>> play in a zfs/hardware raid setup?
> Seems interesting - fast, assumed reliable and consistent in its IOPS
> (according to marketing talk), addresses power loss reliability (acc.
> to datasheet):
> * Endurance Rating - 10 drive writes/day over 5 years while running
> JESD218 standard
> * The Intel SSD DC S3700 supports testing of the power loss capacitor,
> which can be monitored using the following SMART attribute: (175, AFh).
> Somewhat affordably priced (at least in the volume market for shops
> that buy hardware in cubic meters ;)
> All in all, I can't come up with anything offensive against it quickly ;)
> One possible nit regards the ratings being geared towards 4KB block
> (which is not unusual with SSDs), so it may be further from announced
> performance with other block sizes - i.e. when caching ZFS metadata.
> Thanks for bringing it into attention spotlight, and I hope the more
> savvy posters would overview it better.
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