Pros

  • Reasonable price

Cons

  • Below-average performer
  • Low capacity

At A Glance

A comparatively low capacity and poor performance make the RiData Ultra-S a poor SSD choice.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number NSSD-S25-61-C03M
Storage
Drive size 64.0 GB
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300

Performance

Internal Performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 44.5   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 130.0   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 37.7   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 59.9   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 32.5   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 19.5   seconds
Malware Scan 359.3   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 78.1   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 70.7   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 76.2   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 73.1   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 79.7   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 88.0   watts
Malware Scan 95.5   watts
System Idle State 65.0   watts
System Sleep State 64.8   watts
System Work State 85.6   watts
Performance
Test Version 2.0
Firefox 2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 204.0
Roxio VideoWave Movie Creator 1.5, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 177.0
Adobe Photoshop CS2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 342.0
Winzip Computing WinZip 10.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 160.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 Rendering, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 239.0
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 525.0
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 104.61
Internal Read - WinZip 393.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 DirectX, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 326.0
Multitasking, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 223.0
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 52.57
Internal Write - Files and Folders 254.46
WorldBench 6 Score, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 128.0
Microsoft Office 2003 with SP-1, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 338.0
Internal Write - Large File 256.28
Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 9.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 174.0
Nero 7 Ultra Edition, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 409.0
Internal Read - ACDSee 685.0