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Windows 7: Show us your hard drive performance

04 Mar 2014   #741
Gator

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

Not bad, just your standard 1tb 7200 Barracuda I just got with a bundle.




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04 Mar 2014   #742
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OvenMaster View Post
Brand spankin' new WD5000AAKX. I did have to put a jumper on it to throttle it back to 3Gbps because my mobo doesn't have 6Gbps capability.
I also took a screenshot of the SMART attributes after formatting the drive.
Try it without the jumper, it's backwards compatible with 6Gbs and may perform a bit better.
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04 Mar 2014   #743
sisrace

Windows 8.1 non PRO 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OvenMaster View Post
Brand spankin' new WD5000AAKX. I did have to put a jumper on it to throttle it back to 3Gbps because my mobo doesn't have 6Gbps capability.
I also took a screenshot of the SMART attributes after formatting the drive.
No real need to throttle back to 3Gb/s. No harddrive will ever max out 6Gb/s.
We arent even maxing 3Gb/s sata yet.
So dont go through any throtteling back stuff.
If not completely necessary though
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05 Mar 2014   #744
OvenMaster

Win7 Pro 32bit
 
 

I put a jumper on as a precaution, because my mobo does not support the SATA III (6Gbps) speeds. I ASSumed that there'd be maybe a compatibility issue like I had in the past connecting a SATA II (3Gbps) drive to an old FIC AM39L mobo that had only SATA I (1.5Gbps) speed capability. Wouldn't boot.

UPDATE: I tried it without the jumper. Not only are these pretty lousy results, but the whole computer acts like it's trying to run through quicksand. Back it goes.


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05 Mar 2014   #745
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

This is not a disk but a stick. Beats any HDD.


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10 Mar 2014   #746
madcratebuilder

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's
 
 

Pair of Raptors in raid0.

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19 Mar 2014   #747
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 



Don't really know what to think?
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26 Mar 2014   #748
OvenMaster

Win7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Ouch.
Your specs indicate that it's your only HD. Was your PC doing any other I/O at the time? Your CPU was relatively active at 15.8%.
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12 Apr 2014   #749
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I just got this stick. The access time is similar to a SSD. Transfer rate compares to my 128GB stick above.


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19 Oct 2014   #750
Imrankhan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Name:  seagate.GIF
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2year Old Seagate 1TB 2.5inch HDD.
Is this good?


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