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Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 750GB - Perpendicular recording at its best - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and PCMark

Seagate has been making great leaps in HDD tech lately - We check out the 7200.10 750GB to see if this trend continues.

| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Dec 22, 2006 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: Seagate Technology

Test System Setup

 

Processor: Intel Core 2 Extreme X6800 (Supplied by Intel)

 

Motherboard: Gigabyte P965-DQ6 (Supplied by Gigabyte)

 

Memory: 2x 1GB DDR2-1066 Corsair (Supplied by Corsair)

 

Graphics Card: MSI Radeon X1950 Pro (Supplied by MSI)

 

Cooling: Gigabyte Neon775 (Supplied by Gigabyte)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP2

 

Drivers: Intel INF 8.1.1.1001

 

Today's tests are going to be performed between some of the members of the Seagate 7200 series of drives.

 

We have a 400GB 7200.8, 500GB 7200.9 and the brand new 750GB 7200.10 just to see what, if any, performance increases comes from each series of the drives.

 

PCMark

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.2.0

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/pcmark04/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

PCMark is a multipurpose benchmark, suited for benchmarking all kinds of PCs, from laptops to workstations, as well as across multiple Windows operating systems. This easy-to-use benchmark makes professional strength benchmarking software available even to novice users. PCMark consists of a series of tests that represent common tasks in home and office programs. PCMark also covers many additional areas outside the scope of other MadOnion.com benchmarks.

 

 

Here we can see that the Seagate 7200.10 manages to take a commanding lead in PCMark's Hard Disk test suite.

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 750 GB SATA II Hard Drive

 

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