Seagate Barracuda XT 3TB Reviewccokeman - June 1, 2011
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HD Tach v184.108.40.206: HD Tach is another hard drive benchmark utility, much like HD Tune. This benchmark will measure the average read speed, the random access time, and the amount of the CPU used during operation.
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SiSoft Sandra 2009 SP3: SiSoft Sandra is a diagnostic utility and synthetic benchmarking program. Sandra allows you to view your hardware at a higher level to be more helpful.
For the HD Tach and Sandra tests, the Seagate 3TB drive delivers higher performance at the cost of increased access time.