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WD 150gb raptor seem slow

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by kinggost, 22 Jan 2006.

  1. kinggost

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 7 Jan 2005

    Posts: 1,860

    Location: Nottingham

    Just run everst on my new raptor and it seem very slow the rate was 127mb/s and the seek time was 8.3ms
  2. smids


    Joined: 18 Dec 2004

    Posts: 6,660

    Location: London/Kent

    Burst of 127MB/s is fine, average read is where the performance is at about 75-80Mb/s as opposed to 74GB raptor 65-70Mb/s or 7200rpm drive of 55Mb/s. Seek is about right, 8ms is what these larger raptors get, the 74GB being the fastest at about 7.5ms.