Hard Drive Physicals
Device Name & Review Link Quantum Atlas 10k II (36.7 GB Ultra160/m SCSI)
Model Designation QM336400TY-LW
Rotations Per Minute 10000 RPM
Gigabytes Per Platter 7.3 GB
Seek Time 4.7 ms
Buffer Size 8192 KB
Warranty 5 years
Rated Idle Noise 38 dB
Power Consumption 10 watts


 Testbed II  Ziff Davis WinBench 99 under Windows 2000 Professional using NTFS *  Testbed II 
Benchmark Quantum Atlas 10k II (36.7 GB Ultra160/m SCSI)
Business Disk WinMark 99 (KB/sec) 8247
High-End Disk WinMark 99 (KB/sec) 24633
AVS/Express 3.4 (KB/sec) 29567
FrontPage 98 (KB/sec) 99767
MicroStation SE (KB/sec) 27867
Photoshop 4.0 (KB/sec) 13667
Premiere 4.2 (KB/sec) 19600
Sound Forge 4.0 (KB/sec) 27133
Visual C++ (KB/sec) 22933
Disk/Read Transfer Rate StorageReview.com
Beginning (KB/sec) 40167
End (KB/sec) 25000
Disk Access Time (ms) 7.8
Disk CPU Utilization (%) 0.34


Legacy WinBench Benchmarks


 Testbed I  Ziff Davis WinBench 99 under Windows 95 OSR 2.1 using FAT 32 *  Testbed I 
Benchmark Quantum Atlas 10k II (36.7 GB Ultra160/m SCSI)
Business Disk WinMark 99 (KB/sec) 5153
High-End Disk WinMark 99 (KB/sec) 18600
AVS/Express 3.4 (KB/sec) 17100
FrontPage 98 (KB/sec) 40033
MicroStation SE (KB/sec) 18133
Photoshop 4.0 (KB/sec) 14967
Premiere 4.2 (KB/sec) 11933
Sound Forge 4.0 (KB/sec) 28800
Visual C++ (KB/sec) 19400
Disk/Read Transfer Rate StorageReview.com
Beginning (KB/sec) 41133
End (KB/sec) 24900
Disk Access Time (ms) 8.0
Disk CPU Utilization (%) 5.64

 Testbed I  Ziff Davis WinBench 99 under Windows NT 4.0 using NTFS *  Testbed I 
Benchmark Quantum Atlas 10k II (36.7 GB Ultra160/m SCSI)
Business Disk WinMark 99 (KB/sec) 5423
High-End Disk WinMark 99 (KB/sec) 20000
AVS/Express 3.4 (KB/sec) 32233
FrontPage 98 (KB/sec) 38133
MicroStation SE (KB/sec) 21500
Photoshop 4.0 (KB/sec) 11267
Premiere 4.2 (KB/sec) 17100
Sound Forge 4.0 (KB/sec) 24833
Visual C++ (KB/sec) 16733
Disk/Read Transfer Rate StorageReview.com
Beginning (KB/sec) 41367
End (KB/sec) 24967
Disk Access Time (ms) 7.8
Disk CPU Utilization (%) 2.73

 Testbed I  ThreadMark 2.0 under Windows 95 OSR 2.1 using FAT 32 *  Testbed I 
Benchmark Quantum Atlas 10k II (36.7 GB Ultra160/m SCSI)
Data Transfer Rate (MB/sec) 24.40
Average CPU Utilization (%) 63.91
KB/sec per 1% CPU Utilization (KB/sec) 382

 Testbed I  ThreadMark 2.0 under Windows NT 4.0 using NTFS *  Testbed I 
Benchmark Quantum Atlas 10k II (36.7 GB Ultra160/m SCSI)
Data Transfer Rate (MB/sec) 30.52
Average CPU Utilization (%) 49.68
KB/sec per 1% CPU Utilization (KB/sec) 614


IOMeter Benchmarks


 Testbed II  Intel IOMeter  Testbed II 
1 worker, 10 minutes, 30 second rampup
All Loads Linear Very Light Light Moderate Heavy
File Server Access Pattern StorageReview.com
Total I/Os per second 119.99 144.95 144.37 219.44 267.90
Total MBs per second 1.31 1.58 1.58 2.39 2.92
Average I/O Response Time (ms) 8.33 27.59 110.82 291.60 955.07
CPU Utilization (%) 0.46 0.49 0.53 0.82 1.07
I/Os per % CPU Utilization 260.85 295.82 272.40 267.61 250.37
Workstation Access Pattern StorageReview.com
Total I/Os per second 129.39 145.06 145.16 211.60 252.59
Total MBs per second 1.01 1.13 1.13 1.65 1.97
Average I/O Response Time (ms) 7.73 27.57 110.22 302.41 1012.76
CPU Utilization (%) 0.43 0.52 0.53 0.82 1.02
I/Os per % CPU Utilization 300.91 278.96 273.89 258.05 247.64
Database Access Pattern StorageReview.com
Total I/Os per second 120.87 146.96 146.89 222.30 273.85
Total MBs per second 0.94 1.15 1.15 1.74 2.14
Average I/O Response Time (ms) 8.27 27.22 108.91 287.85 934.21
CPU Utilization (%) 0.42 0.55 0.61 0.86 1.30
I/Os per % CPU Utilization 287.79 267.20 240.80 258.49 210.65

* Testing Parameters At A Glance
1 worker, 10 minutes, 30 second rampup.
File Server Access Pattern File Server Access Pattern
Workstation Access Pattern 8k blocks, 80% Random, 80% Read
Database Access Pattern 8k blocks, 100% Random, 67% Read
Linear 1 I/O
Very Light 4 I/Os
Light 16 I/Os
Moderate 64 I/Os
Heavy 256 I/Os

*Note: Threadmark 2.0 and WinBench98 test results are the average of five trials.
WinBench99 test results are the average of three trials.

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