WD Caviar Green 3TB Hard Drive Review

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PCMark Vantage Continued

Our next series of Vantage tests will stress the write performance. Applications like video editing, streaming and recording command a high mix of random write transactions. 

Futuremark's PCMark Vantage

None of the drives did particularly well in our Media Player or Application Loading tests. But the Caviar Green drive fell behind in comparison to the others, specifically during Windows Media Center and Movie Maker tests. On average, it was 25% slower than the Barracuda 7200.11, its closest competitor.

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