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Western Digital Scorpio Black 750GB 2.5-inch Hard Drive Review (Page 4)

Chris Ramseyer | Mar 30, 2011 at 4:16 am CDT - 0 mins, 42 secs time to read this page
Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Western Digital

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ATTO Baseline Performance

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.34

ATTO is used by many disk manufacturers to determine the read and write speeds that will be presented to customers.

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Using ATTO to determine a baseline for performance, we see that the Western Digital Scorpio Black would get rated around 125MB/s read and 115MB/s write. It is hard to believe this level of performance is coming from a 2.5" platter drive. SSDs can hit higher speeds, but they can't be purchased for just over 100 USD or hold over 700GB of data.

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