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We Have a Winner - Seagate's 'Cheetah X15'

Test Setup

Test System
CPUIntel Celeron, 500 MHz
Motherboard and GraphicsAsus CUSL2, i815E Chipseton-board graphics
RAM128 MB SDRAM, 7ns (Crucial) CL2
IDE Controlleri815 UltraDMA/100 Controller (ICH2)
SCSI ControllerAdaptec AIC-7899 Ultra-160
Network3COM 905TX PCI 100 Mbit
Operating SystemsWindows 2000 Pro 5.00.2195 SP1
Benchmarks and Measurements
Office Applications BenchmarkZD WinBench 99 - Business Disk Winmark 1.2
Highend Applications BenchmarkZD WinBench 99 - Highend Disk Winmark 1.2
Low Level BenchmarksHD Tach 2.61
Performance TestsZD WinBench 99 - Disc Inspection Test
Settings
Graphics DriversIntel i815 Reference Drivers 4.3
Storage DriversIDE: Intel Busmaster DMA Driver 6.03SCSI: Adaptec Ver. 3.5
DirectX Version8.0a
Screen Resolution1024x768, 16 Bit, 85 Hz Refresh