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Seagate U10 ST320423A
  June 15, 2000 Author: Eugene Ra  

WB99/Win2k WinMarks

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The U10's slower accesses come to haunt it in the high-level WinBench 99 WinMarks. Despite its higher sequential transfer rates, the Seagate drive lags behind Quantum's offering by a margin of 8% in the Business Disk WinMark 99. The margin increases in the High-End WinMark, where the U10 trails the lct10 by a margin of 12%.

We should take a moment to note that the lct10, while our current 5400rpm Leaderboard choice, isn't itself a standout it ZD's benchmark. Drives such as Maxtor's DiamondMax VL20 and Western Digital's Caviar WD307AA outperform the Quantum by margins of 20% or more.

As we've indicated before, the real test lies with Intel's IOMeter. Let's take a look at how the U10 fares there.

 IOMeter Performance...


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