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Transfer rate for WD 500 black?

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June 12, 2010 9:39:14 PM

Can someone tell me what's average transfer rate should be for Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB ?
Got 2x same hdd ,one trans.rate-average=115MB/s and onother one 71MB/s
Thank you
June 12, 2010 11:14:08 PM

nevermind...found that on Google..is 113MB/s
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June 13, 2010 3:27:54 AM

WD's official spec sheet says 113MB/sec. Note however, that this is the maximum transfer rate, not the average. The speed will range from that rate at the outermost tracks to perhaps about 60MB/sec when the heads are positioned at the innermost tracks.
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June 13, 2010 5:58:26 AM

sminlal said:
WD's official spec sheet says 113MB/sec. Note however, that this is the maximum transfer rate, not the average. The speed will range from that rate at the outermost tracks to perhaps about 60MB/sec when the heads are positioned at the innermost tracks.


Yes i know , benchmark both drives,(same model,amount of data),empty or not ,same results.
Going to RMA on monday.thak you sminlal
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