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Seagate Barracuda 3 TB Hard Drive Review
Author: Henry Butt 38,358 views
Type: Reviews Last Updated: February 2, 2012
Page: 2 of 6
How We Tested
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During our testing procedures, we used the configuration listed below. The only variable component between each benchmarking session was the hard disk drive being tested.



Hardware Configuration

Software Configuration

  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit using NTFS file system
  • Intel INF Driver Version: 9.2.0.1016
  • NVIDIA Video Driver Version: 270.61

Benchmarking Software

Error Margin

We adopted a 3% error margin in our tests, meaning performance differences of less than 3% can’t be considered meaningful. Therefore, when the performance difference between two products is less than 3%, we consider them to have similar performance.

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