When it comes to Disk Winmarks
, the hapless lct15 gets blown away by the DiamondMax 60
. In both the Business
and High-End Disk WinMarks
, Quantum's offering lags behind Maxtor's by margins approaching 40%. A comparison against the much more modest U10
results in less lopsided numbers. The lct15 trails the U10 by margins of 7% and 3% respectively in the Business and High-End tests. The Quantum-Seagate comparison is probably what one should expect from our measured low-level differences as opposed to the gaping difference portrayed by the specs.
Let's take a look at the situation in IOMeter.