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Windows 7: Show us your hard drive performance

04 Oct 2011   #621

Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1

oops put my ssd benchmark here instead of hdd.

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12 Oct 2011   #622


Single seagate:
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Samsung Story USB 3.0:
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(Transferred a few hundred gigs from a single 7200 to this external - averaged 66MB/s. 3 times faster than my WD 1TB external )

Old Samsung F1 640GB Raid 0:
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Replaced /new Samsung F3 1TB Raid 0:
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14 Nov 2011   #623

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
FYI - User Report for Seagate 4TB GoFlex

I just purchased a recently released Seagate 4TB GoFlex and thought that perspective buyers may be interested in the numbers I got with mine. My numbers didn't look quite as good as's test results, but my primary concern was the over-heat risks that AnandTech warned about in his 3TB GoFlex bench tests. I full-loaded it as best I could for 12 hours straight and could not get it to reach even close to the 67C temp that AnandTech claims/warns during his tests.

It is much too early to share an opinion on the overall performance or the reliability of this 4TB external drive. But since I use high-capacity external fans with all of my external HDDs, I personally have no concern for the over-heating issue after testing mine with and w/o fans. I don't particularly recommend it for high-performance data access or transfer; I was slightly disappointed since it supposedly contains a Barracuda XT OEM drive --- which I think is the ST4000DX000 designation for the XT. Although I connected it to an ssUSB 3.0 interface, the number weren't great. But perhaps it's my slower mobo bus speed that affected it. But since I use it for data backup only, I don't care about speed.

Also, this newer 4TB GoFlex casing does have REAL breathing vents instead of the faux-vents found on their 3TB model. After my research, I personally would not buy the 3TB GoFlex. The downside for the 4TB is that it only has a 2 year warranty, which doesn't exactly instill a warm feeling about the confidence level of the Seagate engineers who designed and tested it.

I hope this report is helpful to prospective buyers. Below are some screenshots.

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16 Nov 2011   #624

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

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22 Dec 2011   #625

Windows 7 32 bit

hey i couldnt complete the bench mark testing and said read error.i did health check and showed 2 errors.but the error scan returned no error.wats d problem??
also i think it might be the click of death?is it possible?

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25 Dec 2011   #626

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

I haven't posted here for a long time...

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25 Dec 2011   #627

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint

Not bad numbers, StalkeR. Nice job.
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25 Dec 2011   #628

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

Thanks Steve. Untill now, I was doing Error Check from HDD Tune. All passed good in 42min.
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06 Jan 2012   #629

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Here I go:

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06 Jan 2012   #630
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Access isn't too bad, but transfers and burst are.
This is a ATA100 drive in a 8 year old XP machine.
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