Streaming reads testing reveals that the new Momentus XT 750 GB is, in fact, quite a bit faster than the older 500 GB first-generation drive. However, its performance is very much like other 7200 RPM drives in the 2.5” space, so there are no surprises there.
CrystalDiskMark confirms the results we get with Iometer when testing sequential read or write performance.
- Seagate's Momentus XT Picks Up FAST Technology
- Momentus XT (ST750LX003) In Detail
- Test Setup And Benchmarks
- Benchmark Results: CrystalDiskMark 4 KB And 512 KB Random Read/Write
- Benchmark Results: Iometer 4 KB Random Read/Write And Application Test Patterns
- Benchmark Results: Throughput And Streaming Performance
- Benchmark Results: PCMark 7
- Benchmark Results: Windows 7 Boot/Shutdown And Application Launch
- Power Consumption Testing
- Momentus XT: Best Hard Drive Ever?