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Just got my 7200.12 1TB today, plugged it in and tested with HD Tune 2.55 and Speedfan. What really bugs me is the 27 ms access time and the fact that for a MINT drive, I get 92% performance + 92% health while my 4 year old IDE drive shows 97% health and 100% peformance. Just needed to rage.

Edit: My biggest gripe is that this was a REPLACEMENT to a dying drive. Now I gotta pay again for shipping.


Edited by Eugenester - 1/28/11 at 10:44pm
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lol. that looks pretty normal for a 7200.12
    
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Hi, get a SSD and stop wasting money on mechanical drives.
     
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Hi, get a SSD and stop wasting money on mechanical drives.
You have a disk drive...Sorry, I don't feel like paying $1.50 per GB just to make Windows load faster and worry about how many small file writes I can do.
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lol. that looks pretty normal for a 7200.12
27 ms access time? I beg to differ.
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post #6 of 11
not sure why its that slow, even for an HDD, I get 17ms for my 7200 rpm Caviar blue 1tb
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post #7 of 11
You should be getting these results:





Access times should be 14-15 ms.
post #8 of 11
I'd RMA, or at least run some intensive surface scans.
Quote:
Sorry, I don't feel like paying $1.50 per GB just to make Windows load faster and worry about how many small file writes I can do.
SSD is the largest noticeable component upgrade for every way you use your PC.
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post #9 of 11
something's wrong bro

I get 14 ms on mine, the last time I checked.
    
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post #10 of 11
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I'd RMA, or at least run some intensive surface scans.

SSD is the largest noticeable component upgrade for every way you use your PC.
Yeah, I know but for now, an SSD isn't exactly "critical".
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