6 TB Hard Drive Round-Up: WD Red, WD Green, Seagate Enterprise

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CrystalDiskMark Benchmarks

CrystalDiskMark is a synthetic benchmark that tests both sequential and random small and mid-sized file transfers. It provides a quick look at best and worst case scenarios with regard to drive performance, best case being larger sequential transfers and worse case being small, random transfers. 

CrystalDiskMark Benchmarks
Synthetic File Transfer Tests

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Once again the Seagate is at the top of the charts in all of the tests in the CrystalDiskMark suite. Its spindle speed advantage really gives it an advantage that is simply insurmountable The WD Green and Red drives both performed admirable though, becoming the third and fourth fastest drives we've ever tested.


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