Solved Disk data tranfer rate only 5.9? Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: December 21, 2009 2:53 AM in Storage Share skrrrt December 21, 2009 2:02:39 AM Processor, memory, and graphics all in the 7's but for some reason my disk is only a 5.9 in the Windows Experience Index. Is this going to effect my whole setup? Should i get a new HD? Could use some info, thx. Intel i-5 Gigabyte p55m-ud4 Ocz 700w psu 2x2g gskill ripjaws ddr3-1600 barracuda 500g hd More about : disk data tranfer rate Best solution TheViper a b G Storage December 21, 2009 2:32:03 AM 5.9 is the max rating for mechanical HDD's. I have Raptors and they only rate 5.3. To be honest, the WEI is a very poor measure of performance. skrrrt December 21, 2009 2:53:24 AM thx for the reply Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumDisk Data Transfer Rate , 5.9 on an SSD ForumData Tranfer Rate Of HDD ForumHow fast must a disk spin to transfer 2tb of data with 1024 track at 6gb per sec ForumRising the computer's disk data transfer rate ForumDisk data transfer rate subscore improvement? ForumIprove my 5.9 rating on Primary hard disk ForumIprove my 5.9 rating on Primary hard disk ForumUseful SSD Articles - Part 2 Forumtranfer rate is much too low ForumExternal portable HDD = - file tranfer freezes half way through!!! ForumUSB vs SATA II transfer rate ForumDisk transfr rate ForumHow to push OAL system performance beyond 5.9 windows experience? ForumDisk Data Transfer Rate ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. Forum[Solved] My external harddrive is 1TB, but I can only use 930GB ForumData transfer speeds: what's "normal;" how to improve ForumHow to partition portable hard disk? ForumRaid 0 - what happens with the data when plugged into another mobo ForumSmallest External Hard Disk Ever? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !