Legit Storage Reviews
Western Digital 3TB Caviar Green Hard Drive Review
|Date:||Tue, Oct 19, 2010 - 07:00 AM|
|Written By:||Nathan Kirsch -|
CrystalDiskMark is a small HDD benchmark utility for your hard drive that enables you to rapidly measure sequential and random read/write speeds.
Western Digital 2TB Green:
Western Digital 3TB Green:
Benchmark Results: With Crystal Mark v3.0 run with a file size of 100MB we were able to see that both drives had similar sequential read/write speeds, but were slightly different in 512K and 4K file size tests.
100MB Files Test Comparison Chart: The Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB drive performs respectably against some of the big name hard drives and solid-state drives on the market today.
Let's now take a look at something like PCMark Vantage that will show off what makes the hybrid part of the drive special.
Next Page - ATTO Disk Benchmark v2.46
Page 1 - The World's First 3TB Hard Drive - WD Caviar Green
Page 2 - Breaking the 2.19TB Hard Drive Barrier
Page 3 - The Test System
Page 4 - HD Tune v4.60
Page 5 - HD Tune v4.60 - Random Access
Page 6 - SiSoftware Sandra 2010
Page 7 - HD Tach v126.96.36.199
Page 8 - CrystalDiskMark v3.0
Page 9 - ATTO Disk Benchmark v2.46
Page 10 - PCMark Vantage
Page 11 - Free Capacity and Final Thoughts