Western Digital Black 6TB HDD Review [Hardwarecanucks]

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Western Digital Black 6TB HDD Review [Hardwarecanucks]

Postby Blín D'ñero » 19 Jul 2016, 01:54

I'm considering one (at least) of these...

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What Western Digital has accomplished with the Black 6TB is nothing short of incredible. Through the effective application of an advanced drive head configuration, a larger cache buffer and other features, they have achieved performance metrics that equal 10,000RPM drives without needing to resort to exotic and costly next generation technologies. This approach pays dividends since the Black 6TB makes its 4TB predecessor look downright slow in comparison. We saw peak speeds of over 224MB/s and even when filled to capacity was still going strong at nearly 105MB/s. For the average user this makes every last byte of space on the 6TB Black usable which is a key metric for longevity.

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