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Hey guys,

I was wanting to know if any of you had experienced the benchmarking of a WD Green Drive?

Here is the "HDTune" benchmark that I performed on mine. Does it look about right? reason being is that I noticed a pretty decent drop in Transfer Rates (Mb/min) during the restoration process of My OS drive (OCZ Vertex- which tested out fine through HDTune), using Norton Ghost 2003. Any thought on this?

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That looks about right for a green drive.

During the restoration, it may be that the method of accessing the OS drive was through BIOS (I don't know the exact process), and if so you'd expect a significant difference in performance during that process. I'd expect that once the OS boots and loads the appropriate drivers, performance should be about what you expect.
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I get about the same results with my 1TB WD Green drives... When you go Green, "performance" shouldn't be on the criteria... It's a contradictory idea, lol.
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Looks to be about the same as all the others..
http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...ne-2-55-a.html
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