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VelociRaptor Returns: 6Gb/s, 600GB, And 10,000 RPM

Test Setup And Throughput Diagram

System Hardware
HardwareDetails
CPUIntel Core i7-920 (45 nm, 2.66 GHz, 8MB L2 Cache)
Motherboard (Socket 1366)Supermicro X8SAX Revision: 1.1; Chipset: Intel X58 + ICH10R; BIOS: 1.0B
RAM3 x 1GB DDR3-1333 Corsair CM3X1024-1333C9DHX
HDDSeagate NL35 400GB; ST3400832NS; 7,200 RPM, SATA/150, 8MB Cache
Power SupplyOCZ EliteXstream 800W; OCZ800EXS-EU
Benchmarks
Performance Measurementsh2benchw 3.12PCMark Vantage 1.0
I/O PerformanceIOMeter 2006.07.27Fileserver-BenchmarkWebserver-BenchmarkDatabase-BenchmarkWorkstation-BenchmarkStreaming ReadsStreaming Writes
System Software & Drivers
DriverDetails
Operating SystemWindows Vista Ultimate SP1
Intel ChipsetChipset Installation Utility 9.1.0.1007
AMD GraphicsRadeon 8.12
Intel Matrix Storage8.7.0.1007

 

The throughput diagram of WD’s new VelociRaptor is impressive, keeping above 97 MB/s at all times.