Understanding Hard Drive Performance

Data Transfer Rates

With the results so close, it is impossible to make a simple statement: there are differences between Serial ATA and UltraATA, but they are not significant. However, you might notice that SATA drives based on a high yield of the available per-platter capacity tend to provide faster overall transfer rates.

  • t30ne
    why only comparing seagate? what about WD?
  • darkfall13
    They were comparing the minute differences or in this case indifferences within a range of nearly identical hard drives. Branding really didn't matter except to just have them all the same...