Idle power has decreased compared to the older design.
All other power requirement tests showed slightly higher power requirements for the new drive. The results are still best in class, though.
Efficiency: Performance per Watt
Efficiency hasn’t changed much and is still very compelling.
- Larger Sectors, More Capacity, New Issues
- WD’s EARS Series
- Characteristics Of 4K Sector Size (Advanced Format)
- Test Setup And Throughput Diagram
- Benchmark Results: Access Time And I/O Performance
- Benchmark Results: Throughput And Streaming
- Benchmark Results: Application Performance
- Benchmark Results: Power Requirements And Efficiency
- Benchmark Results: Temperature And Noise