Western Digital WD1001FAES revealed
Posted 01 February 2010 - 09:40 AM
drive.jpg 144.82KB 526 downloads
Here are a few benchmarks to compare the new model with the current WD1001FALS (32MB cache).
*Disclaimer - Benchmarking was done with one drive going through the motherboard's SATA and the other going through USB 3.0, so they are not on equal terms. We'll do more detailed work in the review.
WD1001FAES HD Tune.png 41KB 1765 downloads
WD1001FALS HD Tune.png 40.66KB 1632 downloads
WD1001FAES Crystal.png 95.81KB 1475 downloads
WD1001FALS Crystal.png 92.01KB 1299 downloads
Posted 03 February 2010 - 06:15 PM
caviarblack64sata.png 57.11KB 234 downloads
HDTune_Benchmark_WDC_WD1001FAES-00W7A0.png 24.36KB 546 downloads
Posted 06 February 2010 - 05:16 AM
Posted 06 February 2010 - 08:15 AM
Hey! I like WD's a lot but don't have any comparison info.. How does this drive compare to others on the market?
We compared it to the current comparable from WD in the first post. We're working on reviews right now.
Posted 07 February 2010 - 02:52 PM
The access time is reasonably low as well (looking at the 12.1ms reading).
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Posted 09 February 2010 - 10:06 AM
crystal.png 68.52KB 151 downloads
hdtach.png 56.01KB 249 downloads
HDTune_Benchmark_WDC_WD1001FAES-00W7A____.png 60.45KB 286 downloads
HDTune_Benchmark_WDC_WD1001FAES-00W7A____write.png 50.57KB 232 downloads
HDTune_Random_Access_WDC_WD1001FAES-00W7A____.png 87.41KB 160 downloads
wdc power.txt 500bytes 65 downloads
Posted 17 February 2010 - 03:31 AM
Will it always have 500GB platters now like the WD1002FAEX (which also has two actuators)
If so is the only difference between the 1002FAEX and 1001FAES the SATA interface?
Is there going to be similar sorts of differentiation with the 2TB Blacks & 2TB RE's?
Edited by jedH, 17 February 2010 - 03:39 AM.
Posted 17 February 2010 - 09:54 AM
How's the review going?
All the best.
Posted 31 January 2012 - 06:56 PM
Whaddaya think of it?
Posted 31 January 2012 - 11:21 PM
Posted 01 February 2012 - 10:05 AM
WD1001FAES name stand for, but I wouldn't say it necessarily has anything to do with the long awaited higher density 7200K platters
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