Pricing and Availability This drive is on the newer side, relative to most of the hard drives commercially available, but that said, it has been out for a few months already. Unlike typical productivity applications, high-end audio- and video- editing programs are run in a more serial and less multitasked manner. WD has followed Maxtor’s lead and moved to 16 megabytes. The next stage of testing was done using HD Tune. Transfer Rate Graphs in megabytes per second. You can keep your whole family’s videos, software programs, and digital photos with more than enough space leftover since this Western Digital GB hard drive has sufficient storage space.
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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Legacy Performance Graphs in megabytes per second. One thing the drive does very well is run cool and quiet.
Did not work I needed this for my DVR surveillance connected it doesn’t work. The smaller size of the GB drive hinders it in some areas, but in the end it was able to earn an overall better score because of strong access times, good random read speeds, and a linear read time which is not far behind that of its more expensive cousin.
SR wd2500sk results to readers through a percentile ranking system. The fact that WD classifies this drive as their highest performance desktop drive gives us a better idea of where it stands. The results of these changes have been very positive and have put the hard drive market on a firm footing for future advancement.
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At first glance the WDKS looks like just about any other hard drive. The drive was immediately recognized and formatted in NTFS.
While the WDKS is not a rockstar hard drive like the 74 GB Raptor, it is a great choice for use as a main drive, for storage, or just about any other application. Availability is very good and with some shopping around consumer should be able to find a good deal on one of these.
After formatting, the drive was up and ready to go. This drive is on the newer side, relative to most of the hard drives commercially available, but that said, it has been out for a few months already.
Multi-User Performance StorageReview uses the following tests to assess server performance: The name is a mouthful and it does not reveal much at this drive, but the product does have some great features in store for users. The WDKS objectively measures in at WD has followed Maxtor’s lead and moved to 16 megabytes. Hitachi Deskstar 7K GB.
Western Digital 250GB Internal 7200RPM 3.5″ (WD2500KS-00MJB0) HDD
Seagate Hard Drive Barracuda 8tb Desktop 3. Show More Show Less. Sal Cangeloso Western Digital Despite the fact that advances in storage techology are rarely as exciting as those in other fields of electronics, hard drive manufacturers have be able to produce steady and even impressive gains in recent months. Surprisingly, the drive also manages dd2500ks snag first place in the multi-user-oriented File Server DriveMark.
Transfer Rate Graphs in megabytes per second.
WD Blue WDKS Specs – CNET
The close-field measurement allows for increased resolution between drive sound pressures and eliminates interactions from outside environmental noise. Though competitors such as Seagate and Maxtor have commenced with NCQ inclusion even on desktop-oriented drives, WD claims that NCQ does not help and can even hurt single-user performance.
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Most interesting, however, is the drive’s buffer size: This item may or may not be in original packaging. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Low-Level Results For diagnostic purposes only, StorageReview measures the following low-level parameters: