Real Gentlemen: Performance IDE Hard Drives

Application Performance

In this particular benchmark, the new Seagate Barracuda ATA IV is not able to get a top ranking. Both new Western Digital drives score more than 9000 Business WinMark points.

Here we can see that real progress has been made: All the three performance drives are clearly faster for high-end applications than all other drives. The Barracuda ATA IV from Seagate establishes a new record: 23,100 points.