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Kingston DCP1000 1.6TB SSD Review – 7GB/s beast!

We also tested the drive in a number of workload scenarios that it might face in real life. The IOMeter settings we used to test with are listed below:-

Database
Transfer Size:  8K
Reads 67% Writes 33%
Random 100%
Boundry
4K Outstanding IO 64 Threads/Workers: 8

Exchange Server 2007
Transfer Size:  8K
Reads 67% Writes 33%
Random 100%
Boundry
8K Outstanding IO 60 Threads/Workers: 1

SQL Server 2008 OLTP
Transfer Size:  8K
Reads 70% Writes 30%
Random 100%
Boundry 8K Outstanding IO 60 Threads/Workers: 1

Web File Server 64KB
Transfer Size: 64K
Reads 95% Writes 5%
Random 75%
Boundry 4K Outstanding IO 64 Threads/Workers: 8

Web File Server 8KB
Transfer Size: 8K
Reads 95% Writes 5%
Random 75%
Boundry 4K Outstanding IO 64 Threads/Workers: 8

Web File Server 4KB
Transfer Size: 8K
Reads 95% Writes 5%
Random 75%
Boundry 4K Outstanding IO 64 Threads/Workers: 8

Media Streaming
Transfer Size: 64K
Reads 98% Writes 2%
Sequential 100%
Boundry
4K Outstanding IO 64 Threads/Workers: 8

Video On Demand
Transfer Size: 128K
Reads 100% Writes 0%
Random 100%
Boundry 4K Outstanding IO 512 Threads/Workers: 8

Decision Support DB
Transfer Size:  1MB
Reads 100% Writes 0%
Random 100%
Boundry 4K Outstanding IO 64 Threads/Workers: 8

Mail Server
Transfer Size: 32K
Reads 58% Writes 42%
Random 95%
Boundry 4k Outstanding IO 64 Threads/Workers:8

Search Engine
Transfer Size:4K
Reads 100% Writes 0%
Random
100%
Boundry  4K Outstanding IO 64 Threads/Workers:8 

OS Paging
Transfer Size
:64K
Reads 90% Writes 10%
Sequential 100%
Boundry
 4K Outstanding IO 64 Threads/Workers:1

Digital Video Surveillance
Transfer Size:512K
Reads 90% Writes 10%
Sequential 100%
Boundry
 512K Outstanding IO 64  Threads/Workers:8

Workstation
Transfer Size: 8K
Reads 80% Writes 20%
Random
80%
Boundry  8K Outstanding IO 64 Threads/Workers 4


The DCP1000 provided some stunning numbers in these workload scenarios. The Video On Demand and Decision Support Database tests produced MB/s figures that surpassed the official top end figure of 6,800MB/s. The Video On Demand test produced a figure of 7,163MB/s while the Decision Support Database gave up a score of 7,143MB/s

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