Western Digital Velociraptor 300GB SATA HD

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PCMark Vantage

Next up is PCMark Vantage from FutureMark Corp. We specifically used only the HDD Test module of this benchmark suite to evaluate all the drives we tested. Feel free to consult Futuremark's white paper on PCMark Vantage for an understanding of what each test component entails and how it calculates its measurements.

Futuremark's PCMark Vantage

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, the WD Velociraptor once again significantly outpaced the competition in every module thus far in the PCMark Vantage HDD test suite.

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