An access time of 13.8 ms is not quite a revolutionary result, but it is still quick enough for a 7,200 RPM desktop hard drive. Clearly, the 10,000 RPM Raptor drives by Western Digital are much quicker.
PCMark05 Windows XP Startup Performance
Thanks to the high transfer rates, the drive offers great performance when it has to provide the data Windows XP requires at launch.
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