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Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 2.0 6Gb/s 600GB Hard Disk - Benchmarks - Everest Random Access Time

Seagate was the first to launch a second generation Serial Attached SCSI drive and Chris puts the latest on the test bench.

| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Nov 4, 2009 4:17 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      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 read access test shows a nice smooth transition from the 7200 RPM Constellation to the 10K Savvio 10.3 to the 15K RPM drives. Here you can see just how much faster the 15K drives are at accessing data from the spinning platters.

 


Write Tests

 

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The write access times also show a large increase with the faster spinning drives as they should.

 

Let's see how all of these synthetic benchmarks relate to real world applications.

 

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