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Western Digital Caviar WD1000BB


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Western Digital Caviar WD1000BB
  August 7, 2001 Author: Eugene Ra  


IOMeter Performance

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Western Digital inches ever closer to IBM's pace-setting Deskstar 60GXP in the Workstation IOMeter index, a normalized average of light, medium, and heavy loads. The WD1000BB's index of 164.13 trails IBM's drive by a scant 2% margin.

Differences in the File Server and Database indices are a bit more substantial, ranging from 3% - 11%. It's pretty clear that WD optimized the 1000BB's firmware for workstation-type loads.

 Conclusion...


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