Legit Storage Reviews
WD Scorpio Blue 500GB Notebook Hard Drive
|Date:||Wed, Mar 25, 2009 - 12:00 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.
100MB Files Test:
Benchmark Results: The Seagate Momentus 7200.2 200GB drive had a peak read speed of 60MBps and a write speed of 49MBps. The WD Scorpio Blue 500GB drive had a much faster peak read speed of 75MBps and a write speed of 75MBps.
50MB Files Test:
Benchmark Results: When lowering the file size down to 50MB the Seagate Momentus 7200.2 200GB hard drive had a lower peak read speed of 56MBps and the same write speed of 49MBps. The WD Scorpio Blue 500GB drive, on the other hand, had better performance and a faster peak read speed of 82MBps and a write speed of 80MBps.
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Page 1 - A 500GB Notebook Hard Drive!
Page 2 - HD Tach v220.127.116.11
Page 3 - HD Tune v3.50
Page 4 - SiSoftware Sandra 2009 SP3
Page 5 - CrystalDiskMark v2.2
Page 6 - ATTO Disk Benchmark v2.34
Page 7 - Final Thoughts and Conclusions