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Hitting 100 GB per Platter: Seagate ST3200822A

Test Setup

Hardware
ProcessorIntel Pentium 4, 2.0 GHz256 kB L2 Cache (Willamette)
MotherboardIntel 845EBTIntel 845E ChipsetBIOS BT84520A.86A.0024.P10
Memory256 MB DDR/PC2100, CL2.0Micron/Crucial
Controlleri845E UltraDMA/100-Controller (ICH4)On-Board USB 2.0 (ICH4)On-Board FireWire
Graphics CardATI Radeon SDRAM, 32 MB
Network3COM 905TX PCI 100 MBit
OSWindows XP Pro 5.10.2600 SP1
Benchmarks & Measurements
Office ApplicationsZD WinBench 99 - Business Disk Winmark 2.0 c't h2benchw
High-End ApplicationsZD WinBench 99 - High-End Disk Winmark 2.0
Performance Measurementsc't h2benchw
I/O performanceIntel I/O meter 2003.05.10
Drivers and Settings
Graphics Driver5.1.2001.0 (Windows XP Standard)
IDE DriverIntel INF Drivers 5.02.1003
DirectX Version9.0b
Screen Resolution1024x768, 16 Bit, 85 Hz refresh

Benchmark Results

Datatransfer Diagram