Despite both a higher access time
and slightly lower access times, the Cheetah 73 manages to top the 36LP
by a whopping 2% margin in the Business Disk WinMark 99
. Yes, its insignificant, but we'd have placed our bets on a converse scenario.
Such a converse, in fact, occurs in the High-End Disk WinMark 99. Here we witness the 36LP edging past the 73 by the same 2%. IOMeter, however, may be more telling of differences. Let's see what Intel has to say.