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Western Digital Red 1TB 2.5" HDD Review - Benchmarks - Sequential Performance

Western Digital Red 1TB 2.5

Western Digital launches NASware 2.0 and the 2.5" form factor goes Red. Take a look as we extensively test the hard drive and see how it performs. (NASDAQ:WDC)

| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Sep 3, 2013 12:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 97%      Manufacturer: Western Digital

HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.00

Developer Homepage: http://www.efdsoftware.com

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

 

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 gained popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.

 

 

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Sequential read performance of the Red was top notch coming in at 120 MB/s peak with an average of 90 MB/s.

 

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Sequential write performance landed the Red at a peak of 110 MB/s. This puts the drive in the upper half of all comparable drives.

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