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Western Digital Red 4TB NAS HDD Consumer Review - Benchmarks - BootRacer and Resume from S4 Hibernation

By: Tyler Bernath | HDDs in Storage | Posted: Sep 24, 2013 2:01 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Western Digital

BootRacer - System Boot Time


Version and / or Patch Used: 4.0

Developer Homepage: Greatis

Product Homepage: BootRacer

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In our BootRacer testing, time to desktop came in at 64.5 seconds.



Resume from S4 Hibernation


Hibernation or S4 is part of the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface specification. In our custom "Resume from S4" testing, we allow the drive to enter hibernation for a period of ten minutes; from there we use our trusted stopwatch and time how long it takes for the drive to resume to a working desktop environment.




In resume from S4, the WD Red in the 4TB capacity came in at 13.38 seconds, slightly quicker than the 1TB model.

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