Manufacturer’s Description

WD SiliconEdge Blue is ideal for read-intensive applications requiring high performance, excellent reliability, and plug-and-play compatibility. This solid state drive will satisfy the most demanding technology enthusiasts and bring a new level of performance and ruggedness to laptop and desktop PCs.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.westerndigital.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number SSCD0256SC2100
Storage
Drive size 256.0 GB
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Parallel ATA-133
General Features
File System(s) Supported NTFS

Performance

Performance
Winzip Computing WinZip 10.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 163.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 DirectX, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 325.0
Microsoft Office 2003 with SP-1, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 334.0
WorldBench 6 Score, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 138.0
Firefox 2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 205.0
Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 9.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 172.0
Roxio VideoWave Movie Creator 1.5, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 167.0
Adobe Photoshop CS2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 318.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 Rendering, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 238.0
Nero 7 Ultra Edition, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 211.0
Multitasking, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 223.0
Internal Performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 25.8   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 24.4   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 18.6   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 21.9   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 19.3   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 12.7   seconds
Malware Scan 309.6   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 85.2   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 85.9   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 83.9   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 84.7   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 89.3   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 94.9   watts
Malware Scan 99.5   watts
System Idle State 67.4   watts
System Sleep State 67.1   watts
System Work State 95.9   watts