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PC Hard Drives That Pack More Power for Less Dough
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Manufacturer

Hitachi

Samsung

Series

7K160

SpinPoint T133 Series

Model

HDS721616PLA380

HD400LJ

Capacity

160

400 GB

Rotation Speed

7200 RPM

7200 RPM

Other Capacities

80 GB

320, 300, 250 GB

Platter

1

1 to 4

Cache

8

8 MB

NCQ

yes

yes

Interface

SATA/300

SATA/300

Warranty

3 years

5 years

Test Setup

System Hardware

Processor(s)

2x Intel Xeon Processor (Nocona core)

3.6 GHz, FSB800, 1 MB L2 Cache

Platform

Asus NCL-DS (Socket 604)

Intel E7520 Chipset, BIOS 1005

RAM

Corsair CM72DD512AR-400 (DDR2-400 ECC, reg.)

2x 512 MB, CL3-3-3-10 Timings

System Hard Drive

Western Digital Caviar WD1200JB

120 GB, 7,200 rpm, 8 MB Cache, UltraATA/100

Mass Storage Controller(s)

Intel 82801EB UltraATA/100 Controller (ICH5)

Silicon Image Sil3124, PCI-X

Networking

Broadcom BCM5721 On-Board Gigabit Ethernet NIC

Graphics Card

On-Board Graphics

ATI RageXL, 8 MB System Hardware

Performance-

c’t h2benchw 3.6

I/O Performance

IOMeter 2003.05.10

Fileserver-Benchmark

Webserver-Benchmark

Database-Benchmark

Workstation-Benchmark System Software & Drivers

OS

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, Service Pack 1

Platform Driver

Intel Chipset Installation Utility 7.0.0.1025

Graphics Driver

Default Windows Graphics Driver

Benchmark Results

Data Transfer Diagrams

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