Product and Performance Information
Increase data stored per rack unit up to 3.2x vs. 2.5” HDD; Intel® SSD D3-S4610 at 2.5” 7.68TB (available 2019) vs. Seagate Enterprise* Performance 10K SAS HDD 2.5” 2.4TB. Source: Intel.
The performance per 1TB claim is based on measurements versus a market available HDD. Intel® SSD D3-S4610, 960 GB and Seagate Enterprise* Performance 10K HDD 900GB 2.5” SAS 12Gbs Model ST900MM0168. Both testing a workload of 4 KB (4,096 bytes) at a queue depth equal to 32 random reads using FIO*. Performance advantage is normalized to 1TB of drive capacity. Source – Intel.
Based on datasheet AFR target of .44% for Intel® SSD D3-S4610 Series vs industry AFR Average (1.84%): Source for Intel® SSD D3-S4610 Series – Intel, source for industry AFR average - Backblaze.com https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-stats-for-q1-2018/. For this claim, “better reliability” means a lower annual failure rate (AFR) for the product.