Poor Disk performance on Xbench

ThinkingMac

macrumors member
Original poster
Apr 18, 2004
34
0
Is this right ?

Disk Test 35.61
Sequential 75.81
Uncached Write 84.95 52.16 MB/sec [4K blocks]
Uncached Write 76.81 43.46 MB/sec [256K blocks]
Uncached Read 53.98 15.80 MB/sec [4K blocks]
Uncached Read 105.81 53.18 MB/sec [256K blocks]
Random 23.27
Uncached Write 7.12 0.75 MB/sec [4K blocks]

Uncached Write 81.23 26.00 MB/sec [256K blocks]
Uncached Read 87.86 0.62 MB/sec [4K blocks]
Uncached Read 128.89 23.92 MB/sec [256K blocks]
 

DoFoT9

macrumors P6
Jun 11, 2007
17,532
31
Singapore
Uncached Write 6.17 0.65 MB/sec [4K blocks]

same here

7.2K mbp CD

must be normal, if u think about it, writing tiny blocks all over the shop is gonna take way longer than one big block.
 

cluthz

macrumors 68040
Jun 15, 2004
3,118
3
Norway
Laptop HDs isnt the best, my external FW800 disk outperforms my internal HD by miles, atleast in benchs.