Hard Drive Physicals
Specification 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

 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) 8607
High-End Disk WinMark 99 (KB/sec) 24667
AVS/Express 3.4 (KB/sec)32133
FrontPage 98 (KB/sec)96067
MicroStation SE (KB/sec)35567
Photoshop 4.0 (KB/sec)14367
Premiere 4.2 (KB/sec)18900
Sound Forge 4.0 (KB/sec)24967
Visual C++ (KB/sec)19733
Disk/Read Transfer RateStorageReview.com
Beginning (KB/sec)38400
End (KB/sec)25100
Disk Access Time (ms)7.8
Disk CPU Utilization (%)0.23


IOMeter Benchmarks


 Testbed II Intel IOMeter Testbed II 
1 worker, 10 minutes, 30 second rampup
All LoadsLinearVery LightLightModerateHeavy
File Server Access PatternStorageReview.com
Total I/Os per second120.03153.70153.51217.62267.74
Total MBs per second1.291.661.662.362.91
Average I/O Response Time (ms)8.3326.02104.22294.04955.50
CPU Utilization (%)0.350.580.600.821.16
I/Os per % CPU Utilization342.94265.00255.85265.39230.81
Workstation Access PatternStorageReview.com
Total I/Os per second138.98169.31169.18228.10277.86
Total MBs per second1.091.321.321.782.17
Average I/O Response Time (ms)7.1923.6294.57280.54920.91
CPU Utilization (%)0.470.600.640.831.20
I/Os per % CPU Utilization295.70282.18264.34274.82231.55
Database Access PatternStorageReview.com
Total I/Os per second120.19155.26154.90219.08271.62
Total MBs per second0.941.210.211.712.12
Average I/O Response Time (ms)8.3225.76103.28292.07941.90
CPU Utilization (%)0.420.550.550.871.25
I/Os per % CPU Utilization286.17282.29281.64251.82217.30

* 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


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