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Windows 7: Show us your hard drive performance

31 Mar 2009   #61
Jonicus

Windows 7 x64 7068
 
 

Heres my lot. rather disappointed with my 80GB OS HDD, want to buy SSD




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31 Mar 2009   #62
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Have a look at the 250gb ide here if you think that's bad.



Gee? I just couldn't leave out the usb flash drive to go along with it. Makes for an interesting comparison at least.

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06 Apr 2009   #63
xbxhkz

Windows 7 RC1 Build 7057
 
 

Here is mine. Im running 2x 250gb 5400rpm SATA in a RAID 0 array in my laptop.

<img src="http://img151.imageshack.us/img151/5190/capturep.png" alt="screenshot" />


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06 Apr 2009   #64
SusOfSeattle

Windows 7 RC1 32bit
 
 

I need a little help understanding these numbers. Whenever my Mobo POSTs, it says ATA133 for my SATA 1.5GB Raptor. >.> So I'm going to be honest and profess what a noob I am to HD read/write times and speeds.. But I thought these SATA 1.5GB WD 10,000RPM Raptors could transfer at 1.5GB?

Should it POST as SATA? Am I missing something obvious (Like nForce 750i drivers?)


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06 Apr 2009   #65
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

That wouldn't be 1.5gb but more like 150gb for a Raptor. The basic answer to why you see ATA 133 when running any sata drive is simply due to the ATA hardware limitations seen on sata as well as ide drives.

While the sata bus is faster the hardware factor still comes into play there. The advantage of the Raptor drives is simply the higher speeds those are seen with.
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06 Apr 2009   #66
SusOfSeattle

Windows 7 RC1 32bit
 
 

The capacity of the drive is 74 Gigs, as its a first edition Raptor. As reported by my previous Epox motherboard, it registered as a "SATA @ 1.5GB" (which I assumed meant the bandwidth). But on this mobo its reporting as a ATA133, which is obviously incorrect. Its uses a SATA cable, and the board is brand new, supporting both SATA I & II (1.5G & 3G).

I guess my question really should have been: Based upon those benchmarks, is something configured incorrectly, or am I indeed seeing the bandwidth of SATA 1?
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06 Apr 2009   #67
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Here is my WD caviar 250GB in RAID0.


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06 Apr 2009   #68
scaramonga

 
 

My 3 x 320Gb Seagate 7200.10's in RAID 0.


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06 Apr 2009   #69
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SusOfSeattle View Post
The capacity of the drive is 74 Gigs, as its a first edition Raptor. As reported by my previous Epox motherboard, it registered as a "SATA @ 1.5GB" (which I assumed meant the bandwidth). But on this mobo its reporting as a ATA133, which is obviously incorrect. Its uses a SATA cable, and the board is brand new, supporting both SATA I & II (1.5G & 3G).

I guess my question really should have been: Based upon those benchmarks, is something configured incorrectly, or am I indeed seeing the bandwidth of SATA 1?
The 1.5gb would be the transfer rate since that model sees a 16mb cache. You won't always see the 1.5gb rate however. The graph there doesn't show anything misconfigured since you are seeing the dropoffs slower drives tend to see.

That's simply the ideal maximum transfer rate under the right circumstances supported in the design. The Raptors are certainly most popular for gamers there however for the faster rates seen.
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07 Apr 2009   #70
Shuko

x64
 
 

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