Access time for the Seagate is slower than the Western Digital, which takes the lead, by only 0.1 milliseconds when compared to the DiamondMax. Given the nature of the h2benchw 3.6 test, it may be that the highly touted NCQ is getting in the way here. However, there is not too much difference among the scores of all three in this category.
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- 750 And 500 GB Drives By Seagate, Maxtor, Western Digital
- Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 750 GB
- Maxtor DiamondMax 11 500 GB
- Western Digital Caviar WD5000KS 500 GB
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- Data Transfer Diagrams
- Access Time
- Interface Bandwidth
- Read Transfer Performance
- Write Transfer Performance
- Surface Temperature
- Application Performance
- I/O Performance