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Windows 7: Show us your hard drive performance

27 Aug 2013   #721
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

My drive reading speed:
1TB Western Digital Black Edition 7200 RPM
Got an error when trying to run write speed, not sure why.




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28 Aug 2013   #722
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by StalkeR View Post
This is from my desktop. I don't know why minimum is so low...

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
My drive reading speed:
1TB Western Digital Black Edition 7200 RPM
Got an error when trying to run write speed, not sure why.
Maybe you both should run a chkdsk /f from a command prompt?

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28 Aug 2013   #723
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Disk check came up good. Drive runs fine with everything else. Other programs are able to do write tests. Not sure why this one can't.
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28 Aug 2013   #724
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
Disk check came up good. Drive runs fine with everything else. Other programs are able to do write tests. Not sure why this one can't.
It may be just a glitch with HD Tune. I quit using it because it will change my Power Plan settings. If ATTO or other can do read tests you should be fine.
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01 Oct 2013   #725
shinigami8671

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

guys im upgrading to a 2TB WD green,wanted to know,there wont be any performance problems? As i will be using it alone without any other HDD for backup,might buy a 120GB SSD or 160GB raptor later if i can find any in good prices.
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01 Oct 2013   #726
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

The WD Green series has a power saving feature which turns it off after some period of activity. If you don't need it all the time that should work fine for backups.
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01 Oct 2013   #727
shinigami8671

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Actually i will be using it all the time,at least a 15-20 hours constantly,so its a no-go then?
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01 Oct 2013   #728
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

No, never use green drives. They are horrible and known to fail often. I won't go near them. Go with the black edition for speed. Or if you want true dependability, go with the red edition.


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01 Oct 2013   #729
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

No, it will shut down and be slow to spin back up. You can go with the WD Red or Black series or Seagate Constellation, they won't do that.
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01 Oct 2013   #730
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Personally mate I prefer the Seagates I have never liked WD stuff to be honest but perhaps I am a magnet for the bad ones.

The Barracuda series have always served me well so Seagate Barracuda 2TB ST2000DM001 http://www.seagate.com/sg/en/internal-hard-drives/desktop-hard-drives/desktop-hdd/?sku=ST2000DM001 not expensive I find very acceptable performance and thr SSD you can use for your boot drive when you get it

Having said that too I do not like large drives also cos I tend to think lose the larger drive the more data you lose. I stick to 500GGB ones.
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