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Benchmark Results: Streaming Reads/Writes, 4 KB Random Reads/Writes

Western Digital Red: NAS-Specific SATA 6Gb/s Drives, Reviewed
By , Achim Roos

The Western Digital Red drives generally deliver average to above average performance in streaming tasks. These are fairly common in a SOHO environment.

Once again, Western Digital's Red drives demonstrate slow I/O performance. Just like in Iometer’s database, file server, Web server, and workstation benchmarks, the two drives can’t hold their own against the competition.

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