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A-DATA Nobility NH03 1TB USB 3.0 External HDD - Benchmarks - HD Tach

It's the pricing game! How much would you expect to pay for a 1TB USB 3.0 HDD? 199? 149? How about 109 USD and it comes with bells and whistles, too?

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: Aug 24, 2010 10:24 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: A-DATA

HD Tach USB 2.0 and 3.0 Comparison

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 3.0
Developer Homepage: http://www.simplisoftware.com
Product Homepage: http://www.simplisoftware.com/Public/index.php?request=HdTach
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HD Tach has been around for a long time and is excellent when it comes to testing hard drive performance. It is also a very handy program when it comes to testing the controller used on particular motherboards. Tests such as Read, CPU Utilization and Burst are available at a click of the button and give you a good idea of how the hard drive can perform from system to system.

 

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In HD Tune we get to see the read and write performance across the platters. For the first half of the drive space performance stays above 120MB/s, but starts to slow down considerably after the first half. At the tail end of the test we see that both read and write performance drop down to around 70MB/s.

 

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