External Storage: Terabyte Drives Compared

WD My Book Home Transfer Diagrams

The diagram shows a problem with the throughput test on the Western Digital My Book Home—performance drops to roughly 40 MB/s for reads and writes many times during the full throughput test of h2benchw—and what the results should be. We assume one of the other interfaces conflicts with the eSATA, because 40 MB/s eems like the maximum speed of FireWire 1394a.