Legit Storage Reviews
WD Scorpio Black 500GB Notebook Hard Drive Review
|Product:||WD Scorpio Black WD5000BEKT 500GB|
|Date:||Mon, Sep 27, 2010 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Nathan Kirsch -|
HD Tune v4.60
HD Tune Pro 4.60 is an extended version of HD Tune which includes many new features such as write benchmark, secure erasing, AAM setting, folder usage view, disk monitor, command line parameters and file benchmark.
Benchmark Results: The Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB had average read speed was found to be 82.7MB/s with an average write speed of 81.7MB/s with the latest version of HD Tune Pro. The read test had an access time of 14.6ms and the write test was 5.88ms. We didn't have time to update all the drives to this new benchmark version, so we will not have a comparison chart.
64MB File Test
Benchmark Results: Running the built-in file benchmark test in HD Tune 4.60 shows how the drive performs with various file sizes. This test shows the Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB topping out at nearly 115MB/sec in the read test and 95MB/sec in the write test.
Next Page - HD Tune v4.60 - Random Access
Page 1 - WD Scorpio Black 500GB Laptop HDD
Page 2 - The Test System
Page 3 - HD Tach v126.96.36.199
Page 4 - HD Tune v4.60
Page 5 - HD Tune v4.60 - Random Access
Page 6 - SiSoftware Sandra 2010
Page 7 - CrystalDiskMark v3.0
Page 8 - ATTO Disk Benchmark v2.46
Page 9 - PCMark Vantage
Page 10 - Free Capacity and Final Thoughts