Why is a 320GB 5400RPM HDD scored HIGHER than Hitachi 7K500?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by hzxu, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. hzxu macrumors regular

    Dec 17, 2008
    I tested my HDD using XBench, it is a 320GB Samsung HM321HI, single platter(ie 320GB/platter), and got:


    and I found the result for 7K500(7200 RPM, 500GB, 250GB/Platter):


    Does single-platter contribute to this?

  2. akhbhaat macrumors regular

    Sep 30, 2010
    Short answer: yes.

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