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Compare Barracuda 3 TB 3.5" Hard Drive, The Deskstar 7K3000 is Hitachi's first hard drive to deliver an enormous three terabytes of storage capacity and 7200 RPM performance in a standard 3.5-inch form factor. The 7K3000 is also the first Hitachi hard drive with a 6Gb/s SATA interface, which al, WD Caviar Black drives combine a high performance electronics architecture with a rock solid mechanical architecture to deliver the perfect storage solution for your fully-loaded PC or maxed out gaming machine. Cool drive operation, no-touch head technolo, The Barracuda XT drive now brings 3TB of capacity to the desktop, breaking the 2.1TB desktop storage capacity boundary with the frst non-hardware, comprehensive 3TB solution. Seagate DiscWizard software allows computer systems to access 3TB capacity-even

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The Deskstar 7K3000 is Hitachi's first hard drive to deliver an enormous three terabytes of storage capacity and 7200 RPM performance in a standard 3.5-inch form factor. The 7K3000 is also the first Hitachi hard drive with a 6Gb/s SATA interface, which al
The Deskstar 7K3000 is Hitachi's first hard drive to deliver an enormous three terabytes of storage capacity and 7200 RPM performance in a standard 3.5-inch form factor. The 7K3000 is also the first Hitachi hard drive with a 6Gb/s SATA interface, which al
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WD Caviar Black drives combine a high performance electronics architecture with a rock solid mechanical architecture to deliver the perfect storage solution for your fully-loaded PC or maxed out gaming machine. Cool drive operation, no-touch head technolo
WD Caviar Black drives combine a high performance electronics architecture with a rock solid mechanical architecture to deliver the perfect storage solution for your fully-loaded PC or maxed out gaming machine. Cool drive operation, no-touch head technolo
The Barracuda XT drive now brings 3TB of capacity to the desktop, breaking the 2.1TB desktop storage capacity boundary with the frst non-hardware, comprehensive 3TB solution. Seagate DiscWizard software allows computer systems to access 3TB capacity-even
The Barracuda XT drive now brings 3TB of capacity to the desktop, breaking the 2.1TB desktop storage capacity boundary with the frst non-hardware, comprehensive 3TB solution. Seagate DiscWizard software allows computer systems to access 3TB capacity-even
$135.00
Benchmarks Scores Results Results Results Results
[24] IOMeter 2006.07.27 Streaming Reads
Streaming Reads Benchmark Pattern
(Average throughput [MB/s])
Score in MB/sGo
177.80 148.07 137.30 151.98
[14] PCMark 7 Windows Media Center Performance
Windows Media Center Performance

Score in MB/sGo
8.04 8.02 7.83 7.98
[06] Write Throughput Minimum: h2benchw 3.16
Sequential Transfer Rates (Minimum)

Score in MB/sGo
92.14 76.42 69.52 75.92
[29] Performance per Watt Streaming Writes
at Streaming Writes
([Streaming Writes MB per Watt])
Score in ScoreGo
23.31 17.17 13.42 16.06
[07] Read Access Time: h2benchw 3.16
Access Time [t in ms]
((including rotational latency))
Score in msGo
15.47 15.30 11.81 16.49
[34] Desktop Performance
50% Throughput - 25% PCMark - 25% I/O

Score in ScoreGo
492.95 436.83 428.56 419.94
[16] PCMark 7 Application loading
Application loading [MB/s]

Score in MB/sGo
3.76 4.70 4.30 4.56
[21] IOMeter 2006.07.27 Fileserver
Fileserver Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
124.01 122.71 159.43 107.20
[33] Drive Surface Temperature Fahrenheit
Ambient temperature 72°F

Score in FahrenheitGo
99.00 102.00 111.00 104.00
[02] Read Throughput Maximum: h2benchw 3.16
Sequential Transfer Rates (Maximum)

Score in MB/sGo
193.55 151.95 140.99 157.99
[27] Power Requirement: HD Video Playback
via VLC Player
(Avg. Power [Watt])
Score in WattsGo
5.50 7.33 7.03 7.73
[23] IOMeter 2006.07.27 Workstation
Workstation Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
135.16 144.02 168.04 112.65
[11] PCMark 7 Windows Defender
Windows Defender [MB/s]

Score in MB/sGo
2.09 2.26 2.29 2.02
[03] Read Throughput Minimum: h2benchw 3.16
Sequential Transfer Rates (Minimum)

Score in MB/sGo
93.52 76.79 69.85 75.92
[30] Power Requirement at Database Benchmark
Database Benchmark
(Avg. Power [Watt])
Score in WattsGo
7.86 9.41 11.49 7.48
[19] IOMeter 2006.07.27 4K Random Writes
4K Writes Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
156.72 168.93 170.09 132.56
[13] PCMark 7 Video editing using Windows Movie Maker
Video editing using Windows Movie Maker [MB/s]

Score in MB/sGo
18.98 20.68 20.00 19.11
[04] Write Throughput Average: h2benchw 3.16
Sequential Transfer Rates (Average)

Score in MB/sGo
152.08 117.57 108.75 119.51
[28] Power Requirement at Maximum Write Throughput
Streaming Writes Benchmark
(Avg. Power [Watt])
Score in WattsGo
7.87 8.56 10.20 9.45
[09] Interface Performance: h2benchw 3.16
Maximum Interface Bandwidth [MB/s]

Score in MB/sGo
410.20 375.20 225.90 406.50
[25] IOMeter 2006.07.27 Streaming Writes
Streaming Writes Benchmark Pattern
(Average throughput [MB/s])
Score in MB/sGo
183.23 147.53 137.17 152.62
[15] PCMark 7 Adding music to Windows Media Player
Adding music to Windows Media Player [MB/s]

Score in MB/sGo
1.26 1.31 1.23 1.24
[32] Drive Surface Temperature Centigrade
Ambient temperature 22°C

Score in CentigradeGo
37.00 39.00 44.00 40.00
[20] IOMeter 2006.07.27 Database
Database Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
130.72 132.81 165.54 112.79
[08] Write Access Time: h2benchw 3.16
Access Time [t in ms]
((including rotational latency))
Score in msGo
15.99 6.17 5.77 7.43
[17] PCMark 7 Gaming
Gaming [MB/s]

Score in MB/sGo
6.43 6.83 6.34 6.33
[22] IOMeter 2006.07.27 Web Server
Web Server Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
108.56 112.64 135.04 93.62
[10] PCMark 7 System Storage
System Storage
(Score)
Score in ScoreGo
2209.00 2414.00 2309.00 2289.00
[01] Read Throughput Average: h2benchw 3.16
Sequential Transfer Rates (Average)

Score in MB/sGo
153.17 117.88 108.78 119.85
[26] Power Requirement at Idle
measured after 10 minutes system idle
(Avg. Power [Watt])
Score in WattsGo
5.16 7.07 6.62 7.39
[18] IOMeter 2006.07.27 4K Random Reads
4K Random Reads Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
117.43 125.76 157.60 102.58
[12] PCMark 7 Importing Pictures to Windows Photo Gallery
Importing Pictures to Windows Photo Gallery [MB/s]

Score in MB/sGo
8.67 9.99 8.97 9.80
[05] Write Throughput Maximum: h2benchw 3.16
Sequential Transfer Rates (Maximum)

Score in MB/sGo
191.47 151.51 140.98 157.91
[31] Performance per Watt Database
at Database Operations
([Database I/Os per Watt])
Score in ScoreGo
15.57 13.98 14.44 14.91