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31 Oct 2009   #1
Darryl Licht

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Show us your Mechanical HDD performance...

Since the SSD boys and girls have a "Show us your SSD Performance" thread, I thought I'd start one for us mechanical HDD owners.

Simply DL, install, and run HD Tune and post screenshots of results here in this thread. Please also tell us the Make and Model of your HDD(s) and any other specs you wish to.

I will start it off with my two HDD's:

My main HDD is a WD Caviar Black 640GB, 7200RPM, 32MB cache, SATA 2 unit
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My backup HDD is a Seagate Barracuda 500GB, 7200RPM, 32MB cache, SATA 2 unit
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31 Oct 2009   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Here is a WD 640 Caviar boot drive and a WD 1.5 TB Green backup drive:

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05 Nov 2009   #3
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition

Let's not let this thread die!
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21 Sep 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I´m not home at the moment but i will post my old WD 500Gb with 16MB cache speedz when i get home :-)

So all you other guys and girls out there, lets keep this thread alive, post your speedz.
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21 Sep 2011   #5
Comp Cmndo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Hard drive shown in My System Specs.

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21 Sep 2011   #6

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

here's a couple of mine. The first is a WD 1002FAEX 6 GB/s the 2nd is a Samsung Spinpoint 3 GB/s
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22 Sep 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Uploaded with

Seagate Barracuda XT 2Tb

Min: 48.7Mb/s
Max: 134.5Mb/s
Ave: 104.8Mb/s
Access Time: 17.0ms
Burst Rate: 173.4Mb/s
CPU Usage: 1.6%

Sorry for the small pic.
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