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Windows 7: Show us your hard drive performance

22 Aug 2010   #501

Windows 7 Professional

@ okami 11x

Drive looks heavily fragmented, when was the last time you ran a defrag?

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31 Aug 2010   #502

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1

WD My Book 3.0. Having problems with it tho. I've got the latest firmware and drivers but after rebooting it isn't recognized. I have to pull the power and plug it back in. Also had major drive lettering conflicts. I manually set the drive letter and it seems OK. Not sure if I'll trust it with data yet (I want it to hold my movies) Also, HD Tune won't run. I read a review where the guy couldn't get it working either with this drive. Good speeds but I'm nervous!

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31 Aug 2010   #503

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Nice numbers

Let us know the progress, always nice to know about new hardware.
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31 Aug 2010   #504

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1

I'm copying my movies from my USB 2 drive to the USB 3 drive. I'm still too scared to trust it completely but since manually setting the drive letter, it seems to be going OK. The reboot problem worries me tho. Not that I reboot often but having to kill the power and plug it back in to get it recognized is not good (unplugging the USB cable doesn't work nor does plugging it into another port, USB 3 or 2)

UPDATE: I'm copying from an internal SATA drive to an external USB 3 drive but my HDD monitor is showing massive writes on my USB 2 drive as well

UPDATE 2: I changed the drive's policy to "Better Performance" rebooted and it worked!
Very happy!
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03 Sep 2010   #505

Windows 7 Home Premium

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03 Sep 2010   #506

Windows 7 x64
Here's Mine

What do you think?

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09 Sep 2010   #507

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1

An update on my USB 3.0 drive. Idle temp is much higher than my USB 2.0 drive (at this moment the 2.0 is 32c and the 3.0 is 44c)
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09 Sep 2010   #508

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Must be from all that speed

Looks like they might require their own fan.
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13 Sep 2010   #509

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit


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13 Sep 2010   #510

windows XP 32bit

I cannot find it , would you mind telling me how can I find it?
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