In our IOMeter Workstation
Index (a normalized average of light, medium, and heavy loads
), the DiamondMax Plus 60 garners a score of 141.96. While such a score easily tops the Seagate Barracuda ATA III
, it falls behind offerings such as Quantum's Fireball Plus AS
, Western Digital's Caviar WD400BB
, and especially IBM's Deskstar 75GXP
A IOMeter comparison with the DiamondMax Plus 45 using the StorageReview.com Database yields interesting results. In each access pattern, under every load, the DM+45 comes out on top when compared against the DM+60.