PC Mark 8 – HDD Suite
We have built quite a close
with FutureMark software, the authors of the PCMark PC benchmarking
that we use in our tests. I decided I would use PCMark Vantage as
measure until the more up-to-date PCMark 8 benchmarking suite became
I’m pleased to say that PCMark 8 is now available, and it gives me
pleasure to introduce you all to the results obtained by this new ‘real
I will describe the basic way
test is carried out, above the graph for each test.
PC Mark 8 HDD suite results
is a screenshot displaying the results for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB
HDD, and for
reference only I will leave the results I have from the various other
I have tested.
PCMark 8 storage bandwidth. If
reason you want to see how it compares with other SSD drives, you can
It’s clear that there is no
point in trying
to compare any spinning drive with an SSD as the HDD will always lose,
still, those spinning drives are excellent value for money when you use
Now let’s head to the next
page for some
real world tests….