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Western Digital Caviar Green 2 TB Retail Desktop Drive - Benchmarks - PCMark Vantage Hard Disk Tests

By: Chris Ramseyer | HDDs in Storage | Posted: Feb 4, 2009 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: Western Digital

PCMark Vantage - Hard Disk Tests


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PCMark Vantage is the first objective hardware performance benchmark for PCs running 32 and 64 bit versions of Microsoft Windows Vista. PCMark Vantage is perfectly suited for benchmarking any type of Microsoft Windows Vista PC from multimedia home entertainment systems and laptops to dedicated workstations and high-end gaming rigs. Regardless of whether the benchmarker is an artist or an IT Professional, PCMark Vantage shows the user where their system soars or falls flat, and how to get the most performance possible out of their hardware. PCMark Vantage is easy enough for even the most casual enthusiast to use yet supports in-depth, professional industry grade testing.


FutureMark has developed a good set of hard disk tests for their PCMark Vantage Suite. These tests are based on real world applications that many of us use daily.


Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB


HDD1 - Windows Defender


HDD2 - Gaming


HDD3 - Windows Photo Gallery


HDD4 - Vista Startup


HDD5 - Windows Movie Maker


HDD6 - Windows Media Center


HDD7 - Windows Media Player


HDD8 - Application Loading


In our first real world set of tests the WDC Caviar Green 2TB and Seagate 7200.11 1.5TB drive run very close to each other when it comes to Windows application performance.


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