Pros

  • Economical SATA drive

Cons

  • Meager software bundle

At A Glance

Economical SATA model provides high performance and plenty of storage capacity at a low cost per gigabyte.

Manufacturer’s Description

Based on an integrated, single-chip native SATA solution, DiamondMax 10 drive features native command queuing along with the company's exclusive dual-processor technology and large buffers to deliver unparalleled speeds compared to traditional drives in their class. This unique set of features combined with Maxtor's latest firmware technology, allows the drive to self-balance its workloads for a more efficient hard drive operation. With DiamondMax 10 hard drive-enabled systems, consumers can easily run multiple applications, such as games and music, at the same time without overwhelming the PC. DiamondMax 10 drive is ideal for performance desktop computing storing high-resolution images, multimedia content, and personal and business information.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.maxtorsolutions.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 6B300S0
Inventory Number 24038
Storage
Drive size 300.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Included Software
Included Software MaxBlast software
General
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • Cable
  • mounting screws
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-150
Serial ATA SATA-150

Performance

Performance
Windows File Search Test 142.5
Interface Tested Serial ATA-150
Ahead Nero Burning Test 462.0
Large File Test 108.04
Test Version 1.0
ACDSee Test 522
McAfee Virus Scan Test 112.54
WinZip Test 377.0
Windows Files and Folders Test 178.0