Though the Barracuda 18XL posts better-than-ever figures for a 7200rpm Seagate SCSI
drive in WinBench99
, it's still no match for the Atlas V
, member of a line of drives which lately have thrived in ZD's tests. The Business Disk WinMark 99 reveals the 'Cuda trailing the Atlas by a margin of about 7%. The disparity increases to nearly 15% in the High-End WinMark.