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Western Digital RE4-GP 2TB Enterprise Hard Disk in RAID 0

By: Chris Ramseyer | RAID in Storage | Posted: Jul 8, 2009 1:41 pm
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: Western Digital

EVEREST Random Access Time

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.60

 

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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

 

Western Digital RE4-GP 2TB Enterprise Hard Disk in RAID 0

 

The cache on the RE4-GP really aids the drive in read access times. Western Digital has never disclosed at what speed the platters rotate at, but here we see that the electronics have managed to make the drive to perform more like a 10K RPM drive rather than a 5400 or 7200 RPM drive.

 

Write Tests

 

Western Digital RE4-GP 2TB Enterprise Hard Disk in RAID 0

 

The write access test shows average performance.

 

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

 

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