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New IDE Hard Drives at 20 GB per Platter: Fujitsu MPG3409 and Western Digital WD400
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Even though the WD drive works at 7200 rpm, its access time is not very impressive. The IBM DTLA series continued to stay the undisputed performance champion.

I am quite surprised to see the Fujitsu drive performing better than the faster rotating Western Digital drive (HD Tach 2.61). I double-checked the result under Windows 2000 and Windows 98 and continued to get those results.

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