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CrystalDiskMark

We used CrystalDiskMark’s default configuration for our tests, which benchmarked each hard drive using a file size of 1,000 MB with five test runs.

Seagate FireCuda 1TB

In the sequential read test, the FireCuda performed similarly to the BarraCuda.

Seagate FireCuda 1TB

In the sequential write test the FireCuda also had the same performance of the BarraCuda.

Seagate FireCuda 1TB

In the random read test using 512 kiB blocks, the FireCuda was 9% faster than the BarraCuda 1 TB.

Seagate FireCuda 1TB

Moving on to the random write test using 512 kiB blocks, the FireCuda and the BarraCuda performed the same way.

Seagate FireCuda 1TB

In the random read test using 4 kiB blocks, the FireCuda also had the same performance of the BarraCuda.

Seagate FireCuda 1TB

In the random write test using 4 kiB blocks, the FireCuda also performed similarly to the BarraCuda.

Seagate FireCuda 1TB

In the random read test using 4 kiB blocks and queue depth of 32, the FireCuda was 12% faster than the BarraCuda.

Seagate FireCuda 1TB

In the random write test using 4 kiB blocks and queue depth of 32, the FireCuda shown the same performance of the BarraCuda.