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Western Digital Black 2 Dual Drive 2.5" Consumer HDD/SSD Review

By: Tyler Bernath | HDDs in Storage | Posted: Nov 25, 2013 1:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Western Digital

IOMeter - 4K Random Performance with QD

 

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4K random read had the Black 2 HDD topping out at around 325 IOPS at QD32, while the Toshiba SSHD tops out at around 200 IOPS.

 

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4K random write showed the Black 2 HDD with consistent performance across the entire queue depth range.

 

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Looking over the Black 2 SSD performance, we find the drive coming in just shy of 60,000 IOPS.

 

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4K write had the Black 2 SSD touching 35,000 IOPS.

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