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New WD 74GB Raptor Benchmarks

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Railgunner

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On a fresh install of XP Pro

Sandra: 45,316kb/s

HD Tech 2.7 - Read - Max: 73.3mb/s
Min: 43.3mb/s
avg: 65.6mb/s

Random Access Time: 7.5ms
 

krag

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Thats just one raptor, right?

Those numbers don't look right. I remember the new raptor's as being advertised with a 4.5ms seek time. I wonder if Sandra needs a "update" in order to bench the new Raptor's correctly?
 

f00t

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just thinking of two of them in in a raid aray makes me break out in a cold sweat
 

nikhsub1

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krag said:
Thats just one raptor, right?

Those numbers don't look right. I remember the new raptor's as being advertised with a 4.5ms seek time. I wonder if Sandra needs a "update" in order to bench the new Raptor's correctly?
You typically add on about ~3ms for latency, so the numbers look right.