Western Digital 2TB Caviar Green Power Hard Drive

ATTO Disk Benchmark

ATTO Disk Benchmark - Read/Write Performance
Version 2.02

ATTO is a benchmark that measures read and write transfer rates across a specific volume, displaying the results in bar graphs. For our drives we chose 8kB through 8192kB transfer sizes up to a max volume length of 32MB. We used blank, formatted drives with NTFS partitions to run our tests.

Hitachi Deskstar 1TB HDS721010KLA330

Seagate 1 TB 7200.11 ST31000333AS

Seagate 500 GB 7200.10 ST3500630AS

Western Digital VelociRaptor 300GB WD3000GLFS

Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB WD20EADS

Here we see that the Western Digital Green Power 2TB ramps up quickly to speed and turns in impressive results from the beginning of the test. The WD GP 2TB has consistently turned in great write speeds and continues the trend when benchmarking with  ATTO.

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