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I'm hesitant to call shenanigans even though I want too.. Weirdly, I get a 5.9 for both a Caviar Blue 250gb and also on my Spinpoint F3.

I assumed it was some 'hard cap', as there is worlds of difference between the two in benchmarks and in real usage. Who cares about WEI anyway? No rhyme or reason.

EDIT: Forgot to add this is with AHCI and the matrix storage manager installed from Day 1. AHCI mode is -not- responsible here.
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Originally Posted by Zakoo2 View Post
It is of course possible that my WEI is wrong, but the pictures are not fake...
I wasn't implying either option . I would believe whole-heartedly that WEI made a mistake. Wouldn't be the first time.

Quote:
Originally Posted by pursuinginsanity View Post
I'm hesitant to call shenanigans even though I want too.. Weirdly, I get a 5.9 for both a Caviar Blue 250gb and also on my Spinpoint F3.

I assumed it was some 'hard cap', as there is worlds of difference between the two in benchmarks and in real usage. Who cares about WEI anyway? No rhyme or reason.

EDIT: Forgot to add this is with AHCI and the matrix storage manager installed from Day 1. AHCI mode is -not- responsible here.
Again, WEI scores are based off ACCESS TIMES. Your WD Blue and the F3 have very similar access times at stock. The F3 is definitely faster, even in access times. But according to WEI, they're similar.

I want to say my F3's get 13.3ms at stock (somebody back this up??), and my old 250GB IDE Maxtor drive got 15.9. Both drives scored 5.9 on WEI.
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post #23 of 59
my tri velociraptor raid pulled around 6.7. yours is most definitely wrong.

and to top it off, my corsair F120 SSD only gets a 7.5.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dracotonisamond View Post
my tri velociraptor raid pulled around 6.7. yours is most definitely wrong.

and to top it off, my corsair F120 SSD only gets a 7.5.
Your Velociraptors are what....7.0ms or so access time? Just a guess. I think my short stroke (that scored 6.2 WEI) was 7.9ms.

EDIT:
My short stroke is 8.0ms. Here's a HDTune of my exact drives:

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post #26 of 59
Yeah....look at our two HDTune results. There's no POSSIBLE way that the WEI score you're getting is accurate. Period.
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post #27 of 59
There's the proof. You're WEI is screwed up.
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your WEI is false obviously.
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post #29 of 59
Re-run the assessment and see what it says this time.

Also: You can edit your WEI to super high numbers from this folder:
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Yeah, what can I do? I just believed my WEI, that's all... Buuut... how the hell can the WEI be messed up? And how can it be fixed?
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