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Western Digital VelociRaptor 10,000RPM Hard Disk in RAID 0 - Benchmarks - Everest Random Access Time

Chris tests three generations of Raptors including the latest VelociRaptor in both single and RAID 0 modes. (NASDAQ:WDC)

| RAID in Storage | Posted: Aug 26, 2008 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Western Digital

Everest Random Access Time

 

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Everest Ultimate and Corporate Edition offer several different benchmarks for testing and optimizing your system or network. The Random Access test is one of very few if not only that will measure hard drives random access times in hundredths of milliseconds as oppose to tens of milliseconds.

 

Western Digital VelociRaptor 10,000RPM Hard Disk in RAID 0

 

Everest allows us to take a look at the actual access times to the tenth of a millisecond. Here we see that the VelociRaptor has improved in this area over the previous generations and does not take a large performance penalty when used in RAID 0 with two drives.

 

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