New, Faster, Quieter: The Seagate Barracuda 7200.8

Test Setup

Processor Intel Pentium 4, 2.0 GHz
256 kB L2 Cache (Willamette)
Motherboard Intel 845EBT
Intel 845E Chipset
BIOS BT84520A.86A.0024.P10
Memory 256 MB DDR/PC2100, CL2.0
Controller i845E UltraDMA/100-Controller (ICH4)
On-Board USB 2.0 (ICH4)
On-Board FireWire
Graphics Card ATI Radeon SDRAM, 32 MB
Network 3COM 905TX PCI 100 MBit
OS Windows XP Professional 5.10.2600 Service Pack 1
Benchmarks & Measurements
Office-Performance ZD WinBench 99 - Business Disk
Winmark 2.0 c't h2benchw
High-End-Performance ZD WinBench 99 - High-End Disk Winmark 2.0
Performance Measurements c't h2benchw 3.6
I/O-Performance IOMeter 2003.05.10
Drivers & Settings
Graphic Driver 5.1.2001.0 (Windows XP Standard)
IDE Driver Intel INF Drivers 5.02.1003
DirectX version 9.0c
Resolution 1024x768, 16 Bit, 85 Hz refresh

Data Transfer Diagram

Seagate ST3300831A - 300 GB

Seagate ST3400832A - 400 GB

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