Comparison

A New Category Emerges: the Scalable SSD

While existing SSDs focus on speed, ExaDrive SSDs are optimized for capacity and efficiency. Data centers can reduce power, cooling, and rack space costs by 85% per terabyte, enabling more workloads to move to flash at the lowest possible total cost of ownership.

  Advantages
Max Capacity 6.4 TB 7.68 TB 6.4 TB 1.6 TB 3.84 TB 100.0 TB 13x-62x
Power per TB 3.9 W Undisclosed 3.1 W 5.7 W 4.8 W 0.1 W 95-98% lower
Endurance over 5 Yr 3 DWPD Undisclosed 5 DWPD 1.5 DWPD 3 DWPD Unlimited No restrictions
PB per Rack 3.4 PB 4.1 PB 3.4 PB 0.8 PB 2 PB 99.0 PB 24x-124x
Form Factor U.2 U.2 U.2 U.2 U.2 3.5” Compatible with Nearline HDDs
Interface NVMe NVMe NVMe NVMe NVMe SATA/SAS Drop-in HDD Replacement
Warranty 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years
  Advantages
Max Capacity 15.36 TB 7.68 TB 30.72 TB 15.36 TB 30.72 TB 100.0 TB 3x-12x
Power per TB 0.9 W 0.6 W 0.5 W 0.9 W 0.5 W 0.1 W 80-90% lower
Endurance over 5 Yr 3 DWPD 3 DWPD 1 DWPD 3 DWPD 3 DWPD Unlimited No restrictions
PB per Rack 8.1 PB 4.1 PB 16.2 PB 8.1 PB 16.2 PB 99.0 PB 6x-24x
Form Factor 2.5” 2.5” 2.5” 2.5” 2.5” 3.5” Compatible with Nearline HDDs
Interface SAS-only SATA-only SAS-only SAS-only SAS-only SATA/SAS Flexibility
Warranty 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years
Based on latest available public data sheets. May not include all products and vendors. Not responsible for errors or omissions.