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 - Random Access
The random access read and write test is a very important performance area to look at on solid state drives and hard drives as some controllers have problems with random writes. In recent years the controllers have improved and the firmware has been better optimized for random read and write performance.
Random Access Read Test Results:
Benchmark Results: When it comes to the random access read performance test the Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB does on par with what we would expect for a hard drivfe. For example, this drive scored 164 IOPS in the 4KB test file size.
Random Access Write Test Results:
Benchmark Results: The write performance test results of the Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB were better than the read tests as we are seeing 291 IOPS at an average speed of 1.139 MB/s.
Next Page - SiSoftware Sandra 2010
Page 1 - WD Scorpio Black 500GB Laptop HDD
Page 2 - The Test System
Page 3 - HD Tach v220.127.116.11
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