Western Digital, Seagate and Hitachi will compete in round-3 TB hard drive

We saw 3 TB hard drives run on the market for the best part of the year, but only now do we see more UEFI equipped motherboards that can effectively manage all that capacity storage. Thus, benchmarking assistants more HotHardware decided now would be a good time to oppose a small number of ‘em against each other, rounded models from the likes of Western Digital, Seagate and Hitachi and subjecting them a grueling battery of 28 tests. We’ll leave you to read the notes, but suffice it to say that the Seagate Barracuda XT swept about half the benchmarks, and won a second the rest of the time. But is it worth spending an additional $ 30 more than Western Digital constantly back Caviar Green ? We’ll leave that to you and your wallet.

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