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Windows 7: Show us your hard drive performance


01 Oct 2012   #681
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
Yellow specs = random access latency across platter the with the scale on the right hand side of the graph.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
BTW, just a heads up. The free version of HDTune will change the "put the computer to Sleep" time to "Never" and will not restore what you had it set to. Took me a while to figure out HDtune was messing with my power plan.
Thanks on both counts. I wondered what was messing with power settings.

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13 Nov 2012   #682

W7 HP x64 SP1
 
 

I don't see it posted anywhere in this thread that one of the main reasons for this utility's development was to find the sweet spot (short stroke) on the disk when doing your partitions.

I have 3 drives in my notebook:
Intel 80GB mSATA II SSD, SSDMAEMC080G2H (OS boot and programs only - no games)
Hitachi 500Gb 7200RPM SATA II HDD, HTS725050A9A364
Hitachi 750Gb 7200RPM SATA II HDD, HTS727575A9E364

Each one of the HDD's are short stroke partitioned into 4 sections, the 1st on each HDD is for the fastest reads, games and program downloads, and the slowest for documents to music/movies/backups....
The slowest part of the disks (F & K) I just split into whatever I felt I needed.
Hitachi 500Gb, D/E/F/G
Hitachi 750Gb, H/J/K/L

1st, The Hitachi 500Gb HDD
This is the full HDD.

This is my 1st partition.

This was too small, but faster.

This was the fastest, too small as well.


2nd, The Hitachi 750Gb HDD:
This is the full HDD.

This is my 1st partition.

This was too small, but faster.

This was the fastest, too small as well.

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20 Nov 2012   #683

windows 8
 
 

How can I Access to main system HDD? I have Windows 8
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20 Nov 2012   #684
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrewmeier View Post
How can I Access to main system HDD? I have Windows 8
What do you mean?

Windows 8 Forums
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30 Dec 2012   #685

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

My laptop's 5400 RPM system drive:

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03 Jan 2013   #686

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

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03 Jan 2013   #687
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Nice test Boshko although the burst rate doesn't make much sense compared to the average.
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04 Jan 2013   #688

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Thanks Britton ! I don't understand so much that numbers.
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29 Jan 2013   #689

Win7 x64
 
 

Here's a shot of my SSD benchmark from HD Tune. The values look as I would expect except the burst rate, which seems low. This is a new build and the machine is running very well with no performance issues that I'm aware of, but I would like some other opinions on this aspect of the benchmark.

Mobo: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H
CPU: Intel 3770K
RAM: Kingston HyperX Black, 8gb x 2
SSD: Crucial M4 128gb


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13 Feb 2013   #690

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Here's my laptop HDD test:

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