HD Tune Pro
HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:
- Benchmark: measures the performance
- Info: shows detailed information
- Health: checks the health status by using SMART
- Error Scan: scans the surface for errors
- Temperature display
HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.
Right from the start we see that to get the full performance out of the Seagate 15K.7 you need a SAS 3.0 controller that is capable of running at 6 GB/s. The performance difference is astounding for the STR test.
The STR write speed of the 15K.7 also sees a major improvement running on the LSI controller as well.