HD Tune

Now we will look at the results recorded using HD Tune.

Seagate Barracuda 3 TB Hard Drive Review

In the burst transfer rate test, the Barracuda 3 TB and Barracuda Green 2 TB exhibited a similar level of performance, which was 57% better than the Barracuda XT 2 TB.

Moving on to the average transfer rate test, the Barracuda 3 TB performed best, beating the Barracuda XT by 52% and the Barracuda Green 2 TB by 59 percent. In fact, the minimum transfer rate recorded by the Barracuda 3 TB was higher than the average transfer rates of both the comparison drives, showing the vast performance difference in this test.

Henry has been taking apart computers since the age of 10, which eventually lead to a career in technology journalism. He's written for numerous leading UK technology websites as well as writing advisory articles for Best Buy.