Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200RPM HD Review

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Testing continues with SiSoftware's SANDRA XII, the System ANalyzer, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant. Here, we used the Physical Disk test suite and provided the results from our comparison drives. The benchmarks were run without formatting and read performance metrics are detailed below.

SiSoft SANDRA 2011
Synthetic Benchmark

The Barracuda 3TB did better in the SANDRA test, scoring a convincing step above the rest of the field. Once again, the read test score was more impressive than the write test score, but both were very solid.

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