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Windows 7: 5.9 rating for a 10,000rpm drive?

18 Jan 2010   #1
mac5050

windows 7
 
 
5.9 rating for a 10,000rpm drive?

I have a WD Velociraptor 150Gb 10,000 rpm as my system drive and a WD 640Gb 7200 rpm as the secondary. Windows tells me my Disk Data Transfer rating is 5.9.

When I asked my tech guy about this (he built the pc), he said 5.9 is the highest rating he's seen for any drive.

Is this normal? Does anyone else get a higher rating? I'm wondering why one of the fastest drives known to Man would score so low.

TIA

mac


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18 Jan 2010   #2
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

I believe you need a solid state drive to get a higher score.
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18 Jan 2010   #3
mac5050

windows 7
 
 

Ahhhh.... I see.

Thanks for the reply. As long as I know it's not a problem at my end.

mac
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18 Jan 2010   #4
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mac5050 View Post
Ahhhh.... I see.

Thanks for the reply. As long as I know it's not a problem at my end.

mac
You're welcome, I'm sure you'll get a few more answers as well.
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18 Jan 2010   #5
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Yea it normal.
RAID 0, will give you a bit more ... i want to say somewhere around the 6.2-6.5 range depending on the drives and how many.
Perhaps others know better where spinning raid arrays score

SSDs will exceed 7 as a solo drive (typically 7.2-.7.4ish)
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18 Jan 2010   #6
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I get 5.6 on my Raptor it's not the VelociRaptor it's first generation with only 8MB cache
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18 Jan 2010   #7
PatrickGSR94

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I get a 5.9 with a Caviar Black 7200rpm 640GB 32MB cache drive.
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18 Jan 2010   #8
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

the larger cache helps for sure
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18 Jan 2010   #9
bullfights

W764 & W764
 
 

Thats all I get also, I thought for sure there was something wrong about that rating too... Here's my ratings, and I have the WD740ADFD 74GB 10000 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 1.5Gb/s, and just for your info....you have the 150gb 10K at 3.0 gb/s and get a 5.9 rating?...I have the 1.5gb/s drive and get the same rating?:


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18 Jan 2010   #10
noobvious

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PatrickGSR94 View Post
I get a 5.9 with a Caviar Black 7200rpm 640GB 32MB cache drive.
Same here....cheers!
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