Test results: HD Tune Read
We use HD Tune’s standard sequential read- and write tests along with an access time test. When performing a sequential read- or write test the entire disk surface will be processed from start to finish. The results of the read tests can be found below.
The Seagate Barracuda has an excellent score of 156 MB/s, a great deal faster than the 139 MB/s of its predecessor. In the accesstime-test only two Toshiba drives are faster because of their bigger cache memory