Read on to see how command queuing affects the DiamondMax 10’s performance and how the DiamondMax 10 stacks up against the competition. Though various members of the family feature differing platter densities and hence differing transfer rates and access times, Maxtor claims that all three densities will yield similar performance. It’s unfortunate that the unwashed masses who are buying retail drive kits get shafted with a single-year warranty, though. I keep a spare iBook for just such an emergency. Introduction When they originally announced the DiamondMax Plus 9 along with the Plus 8, DiamondMax 16, and Fireball 3 back in September, Maxtor trumpeted the fact that it would be the first firm to deploy gigabyte platters across its entire ATA drive line.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Its score of Perhaps Maxtor is only serving up extra warranty coverage for bare drives because it knows that those who buy bare drives are conditioned to expect better warranty coverage. Note that the percentages in bold above may change as more information continues to be collected and analyzed. Maxor the convenience of Alexa, now on your PC.

Maxtor’s DiamondMax 10 hard drive

Maxtor’s warranty policy for DiamondMax doamondmax is a little odd. The sound reminded us of a platter that was slightly misaligned and thus wobbling minutely along its rotation axis. All three drives return to parity in the Gaming DriveMark. Share your thoughts with other customers. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.


Command queuing can improve performance in multi-user environments and with randomized access patterns, but it doesn’t do much for streaming transfers. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Single-User Performance StorageReview uses the following tests to assess non-server dixmondmax Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on maxor go.

Additional cache is one of the DiamondMax 10’s more notable features, but it’s limited to the largest drives. The close-field measurement allows for increased resolution between drive sound pressures and eliminates interactions from outside environmental noise.

And sure enough, they came through. The short-stroked nature of the latter two drives, however, permits them less “decay” in rates as tests move towards the inner sections of the drive. Samsung ZET Review. Conversely, a high score does not necessarily indicate diamondamx the drive exhibits an intrusive noise envelope. Include Add a Protection Plan: The family as a whole incorporates a bewildering amount of options.

Delivery was fast and product worked great.

Remember that this unit is effectively a gigabyte drive that’s been “partitioned” down to GB. Despite their age, the Disk WinMarks are somewhat of an industry standard. The figure typically represents the lowest sustained transfer rate a drive delivers.


While just two gig platters can yield gigabytes, it takes three or gig platters to reach the same capacity. Fulfillment by Amazon FBA is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon’s fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. SR has received varying reports from readers regarding Maxtor’s current warranty policy.

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Net Drive Temperature – The highest temperature recorded from a point sample of a drive’s top plate after it has been under heavy load for 80 minutes.

Legacy Performance Graphs in megabytes per second. This was a waste of money and time. This test recreates Windows Diiamondmax bootup from the initial bootstrap load all the way to initialization and loading of the following memory-resident utilities: One year Retail Three years Bare drives.

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