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Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 1TB Hard Drive - Test System Setup and HD Tach

With huge 1 terabyte HDDs now much easier on your wallet, we check out one of these monsters from Hitachi today.

| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Sep 10, 2007 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Hitachi

Test System Setup

 

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

 

Motherboard: Gigabyte P35-DQ6 (Supplied by Gigabyte)

 

Memory: 2x 1GB DDR2-1186 Geil (Supplied by Geil)

 

Hard Disk: 500GB Seagate 7200.9 (Supplied by Seagate Australia)

 

Graphics Card: MSI Geforce 8800GTS 640MB (Supplied by MSI)

 

Cooling: Gigabyte Neon775 (Supplied by Gigabyte)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP2

 

Drivers: Intel INF 8.3.0.1013, Forceware 162

 

Today we are using our motherboard test system to run our hard disk benchmarks. We have used our 500GB Seagate 7200.10 drive with 16MB of cache memory and a rotation speed of 7200RPM up against the new Hitachi 7K1000.

 

HD Tach

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 3.0.1.0

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.simplisoftware.com/Public/index.php?request=HdTach

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