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2.2 GB Portable Discs: Castlewood's ORB Drive

Test Configuration

Test System
CPUIntel Celeron, 500 MHz
MotherboardAOpen AX3S Pro, i815 chipset
RAM128 MB SDRAM, 7ns (Crucial/Micron oder Wichmann Workx) CL2
Graphics Cardi815 On-Board Graphics
Network3COM 905TX PCI 100 Mbit
OSWindows 98 SE 4.10.2222 A
Benchmarks and Measurements
Performance TestsZD WinBench 99 - Disc Inspection TestHD Tach 2.61
Temperature MeasurementsUsing the motherboard's monitoring port and a thermistor, we give you the highest temperature value measured on the drive's surface. All drives ran two hours to ensure they were at working temperature.
Noise MeasurementWe built our own noise measurement crate to avoid influences from other noise sources.
Environment
Graphics DriversIntel i815 Referece Drivers 4.2
Controller DriversApril 17, 2000
DirectX Version7.0a
Screen Resolution1024x768, 16 Bit, 85 Hz Refresh