November 2nd, 2008 by eugene
Figures for Hitachi's Deskstar E7K1000Performance numbers for Hitachi's revised terabyte drive (featuring three platters versus the older 7K1000's five) have been entered into the Performance Database.
Deskstar E7K1000 vs Deskstar 7K1000
The manufacturer's newest drive delivers across-the-board performance improvements.
While it doesn't hit the 1100+ IOps/sec delivered by WD's Caviar Black in the Office DriveMark, Hitachi's latest nonetheless turns in impressive figures across the board when it comes to single-user applications. WD's drive emerges as as a clear victor when it comes to server-oriented use, however.
Watch for a full review of these three units coming soon!