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Windows 7: Show us your hard drive performance

07 Sep 2011   #611
Comp Cmndo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
What I was talking about is the read speeds of the WD green drive.
Specs say 300MB/sec transfer speed.
Western Digital's Caviar Green hard drive - The Tech Report - Page



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11 Sep 2011   #612
Comp Cmndo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Patriot Supersonic Xpress 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

I'm disappointed, only getting 40MB/s read & 9 MB/s write
Capless design is interesting, but not robust. Don't think it will last long.
Price was right, $30 after rebate.

Patriot Memory

  • USB 3.0 compliant for fast read/write performance
  • 32GB - Up to 60MB/s read*
  • 32GB - Up to 25MB/s write*
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
    * based on internal testing


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13 Sep 2011   #613
OlegWasHere

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 
Harddrive Error imo

So this worries me.
I have a 3Tb GoFlex Drive and HdTune sees it as 375Gb drive.


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13 Sep 2011   #614
Comp Cmndo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OlegWasHere View Post
So this worries me.
I have a 3Tb GoFlex Drive and HdTune sees it as 375Gb drive.
The free version was released 2/12/2008. Don't expect much from it any more. Windows reports it correctly.
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13 Sep 2011   #615
OlegWasHere

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Comp Cmndo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OlegWasHere View Post
So this worries me.
I have a 3Tb GoFlex Drive and HdTune sees it as 375Gb drive.
The free version was released 2/12/2008. Don't expect much from it any more. Windows reports it correctly.
hdtune or the harddrive?
hdtune also gave me errors for both the external drives but not the main harddrive.

i have sandra that i can benchmark but theres no graph that comes with it.
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13 Sep 2011   #616
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

try crystal disk info and see if that reads it right.
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15 Sep 2011   #617
OlegWasHere

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

yes it reads it as 3000.5 gb

but it doesn't benchmark to see my read/write does it? because i can't find it.
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15 Sep 2011   #618
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

No, it dosen't benchmark. It is only a disk info tool, but crystal diskmark does benchmark.
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22 Sep 2011   #619
dustywoodworker

Windows 7x32 Home Premium & XP SP3 x86
 
 

OKAY, here they are are but I don't know exactly what it tells me. Are the results good or bad and if bad - what can be done other than buy new HDs?

At least they perform similarly.


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29 Sep 2011   #620
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Those are not bad scores and they have a good access time for a mechanical hard drive. Are there faster hard drives? Yes, but it is unlikely you will notice very much difference. For an OS drive, access time is more important than speed.
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