- Offers moderate power savings
- Weak performer on file seek tests
At A Glance
First drive to bill itself as eco-friendly with low-power consumption proves it can stand with the big boys.
As hard drive capacities increase, the power required to run those drives increases as well. The 1TB WD Caviar GP makes it possible for energy-conscious customers to build systems with higher capacities and the right balance of system performance, ensured reliability, and energy conservation.
|Hard Drive Speed
|Ports and Connections|
|PC World Test Center|
|Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning
|Internal Read - ACDSee
|Primary Volume - Virus Scan
|Internal Write - Large File
|Internal Read - WinZip
|Internal Write - Files and Folders
|Primary Volume - Windows File Search