Roundup af SATA harddiske

Roundup af SATA harddiske


Seagate 7200.7
Living with this drive is very easy. It’s quiet (almost unnoticeable) and even at full read/write speeds it maintains its composure with hardly any excess noise. Temperatures are low; when placing my hand on the top cover, it’s warm to the touch, but not oppressive. It may not be the best performer of the bunch, but it does satisfy my need to have a quiet case. In gaming, I’m not running into any problems. I’ve loaded most of my games onto it: Unreal Tournament 2003, Planetside, Rise of Nations, etc. and haven’t noticed any hiccups or strains at all. I’d recommend this drive to corporate and home PC users.


Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9
Another easy drive to live with. It’s a bit noisier, but it’s also having to actuate 3 platters instead of two. Performance-wise, I was surprised by the benchmarks having succumbed to the hype of the Raptor. I loaded a few games on this drive to play around with (same as above) and noticed no real hiccups at all. It’s definitely running a bit hotter than the 7200.7 (I got a little burned skin to prove it), but it’s in no way the furnace that the Raptor is. I’d recommend this drive for A/V enthusiasts and gamers.


Western Digital Raptor
King of storage this isn’t. 36GB is way too little for most people nowadays and I struggled to find a purpose for this drive in my day-to-day life. A lot of people recommended striping two drives together in a RAID 0 array (which I did), but the end result of data insecurity (and a failed stripe set) did little to assuage my opinion that this drive is best left in the enterprise market. That being said, it’s loud, it’s hot (scalding), it’s incredibly fast. It’s not a good value (at over $3.41 per gigabyte), but if you’re looking for a drive that will blow the veritable doors off of anything else, this is the way to go. Matched pairs would be the best, as this is a not a one drive show.


Conclusion
Evaluating these drives was tough. Not only were there 3 different sized drives, there were 2 separate spindle speeds present too. One drive was targeted towards enterprise while the other two were aimed at general consumers. The variables present in this test were challenging. However, looking back over the data we have seen, I can honestly say that what you see before you are the pinnacle of Serial ATA technology. Since these drives were manufactured, Samsung and Hitachi have both released Serial ATA drives that will compete well with these three mainstream giants.

In the meantime, evaluate your storage decision carefully. Take inventory of what you do most often and buy with that in mind. If you're constantly using office applications and light gaming, take the Seagate 7200.7 home. If you're more into the Audio/Video or Home Theater PC thing and do some heavy gaming as well, focus on Maxtor's DiamondMax Plus 9 offering. If you like RAID and are willing to sink more money per gigabyte, buy the Western Digital Raptor in sets of two. Each of these drives has proven to me that Serial ATA is mature, is ready to work hard, and can revolutionize future storage systems that are on the horizon. 

Link: Hardocp

Skrevet af Lasse den 15. Sep 2003. Nyheden er læst 913 gang(e).

Del med dine venner

     

0 kommentarer
Skriv kommentar til nyheden Kommentarer til nyheden fra Facebook

 

Gamer mus X2 HARADA

Vi skal i denne test kigge nærmere på en producent som jeg personligt mener får for lidt opmærksom

Læs Mere

ASUS bundkort - ROG Strix Z270E og Z270F Gaming

Endnu engang tager vi fat i ASUS her på Tweak.dk redaktionen, når vi her i dag sk

Læs Mere

Blue & NiP Gaming Headset PC - Pro Gamer bundle

Blue har længe været kendt for deres mikrofoner, Snowball og Yeti der ikke koster en formue at komme i gang me

Læs Mere

Corsair musemåtte - Gaming MM300 Extended

Er din gamle musemåtte ved at være slidt, eller mangler du bare en ny en af slagsen? Så kunne dagens tes

Læs Mere

EVGA GTX1060 SC Gaming

Er jagten gået ind på at finde et nyt grafikkort, og er kravet et grafikkort, som skal passe ind, hvor de fysi

Læs Mere

MSI bundkort - Z270 Pro Gaming Carbon

Z270 strømmen vokser og vokser bare, og MSI har haft deres Z270 Pro Gaming Carbon en t

Læs Mere

Rosewill strømforsyning - TOKAMAK 1200 Watt

Selvom vores hardware er begyndt at blive mere og mere effektivt hvad angår strømforbruget, er der stadig fol

Læs Mere

Sennheiser in-ear-headset - OCX 686 SPORTS

Når der skal vælges headset til sport, er det ikke kun god lydkvalitet, der er i fokus. Det er ligeså es

Læs Mere

 

Nyeste Videoer og Trailers

Seneste nyheder

Tweak.dk interview med eSport veteran Carsten Petersen

Tweak.dk har fået æren af at lave et interview med eSports veteranen Carsten Petersen
Læs Mere

Blizzard stopper støtte til Windows Vista

Blizzard ser ikke længere nogen grund til at satse på Windows XP og Windows Vista. De to Windows-versioner er
Læs Mere

Så er AMD Ryzen officiel bekræftet af AMD

Endelig melder AMD sig på banen omkring den kommende AMD Ryzen. Denne gang omtales priser, release dato, Die b
Læs Mere

Nyt Samsung Galaxy S8 billede leaked

Et nyt billede er leaked af SamMobile, der meget vel kunne ligne den nye Samsung Galaxy S8. Det mest iøjnefald
Læs Mere

Microsoft bekræfter endnu en stor Windows 10 opdatering

Microsoft afslørede første gang, at de havde to store Windows 10 opdateringer i 2017 tilbage i august, men vir
Læs Mere

Kendt Twitch streamer død under velgørenheds-livestream

World of Tanks Twitch streamer Brian ’’ PoShYbRiD’’ Vigneault er død af ukendte årsager, mens han deltog I et
Læs Mere

Halo Wars 2 ude til Xbox One og Windows 10

Nu skal der games! Halo Wars 2 er udkommet. Det kan spilles på henholdsvis Xbox One og Windows 10.
Læs Mere

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller med batteriplads på 40 timer

Hader du også det øjeblik, hvor din controller løber tør for strøm? Frygt ej. Den nye Nintendo Switch Pro Cont
Læs Mere
Indsend nyhed
Har du fundet en fed nyhed så indsend den så alle andre på Tweak.dk kan få glæde af den.