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Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB SATA 6 Gbit/s Hard Drive Performance Review - Benchmarks - Everest Random Access Time

SATA 3.0 has arrived and Seagate was the first through the door. Let's have a look at the new Barracuda XT and how it performs.

| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Oct 29, 2009 12:12 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: Seagate

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.

 


Read Tests

 

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The Seagate Barracuda XT has the highest read latency of all of the drives tested, even higher than the Seagate 7200.11.

 

Write Tests

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The write latency is lower than the older 7200 RPM drive from Seagate. There was little chance of either Seagate drive to beat the Raptors since the Raptors have a rotational speed of 10,000 RPMs.
Let's see how all of these synthetic benchmarks relate to real world applications.

 

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