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Fujitsu's Silent Strike: The MAM3184MP With Ultra160 and 15,000 rpm

Test Setup

Test System
CPUIntel Pentium III, 866 MHz
MotherboardAsus CUSL2-C, i815 Chipset
RAM256 MB SDRAM PC133
SCSI ControllerTekram DC-390U3
Graphics Cardi815 On-Board Graphics
Network3COM 905TX PCI 100 MBit
Operating SystemWindows XP Pro 5.1.2600
Benchmarks & Measurements
Office Applications BenchmarkZD WinBench 99 - Business Disk Winmark 2.0
High-end Applications BenchmarkZD WinBench 99 - High-End Disk Winmark 2.0
Low Level BenchmarksHD Tach 2.61
Performance TestsHD Tach 2.61
Drivers & Settings
Graphics DriversIntel i815 Reference Drivers 4.3
Tekram SCSI Driver1.0
DirectX Version8.1
Screen Resolution1024x768, 16 Bit, 85 Hz

Test Results

Data Transfer Diagram

What's impressive here is not only the maximum transfer speed of almost 60 MB/s, but the consistency along the whole medium. Write performance is excellent as well, which means that this hard drive is well-suited for audio or video editing.