The DiamondMax 10 is available in various sizes from 80 to GB. I need power and lots of it. This technology started to replace classis ball bearing motors a couple of years ago, because fluid bearings do not get as hot as classic ones, and also make less noise. Nytro Leverage flash storage. The 80, and GB models are cut down versions of the one, two or three platter designs, with some storage space left unused for marketing purposes.

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One gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one thousand billion bytes. What is Error Recovery Control? The Latest On Tom’s Hardware.

Maxtor DiamondMax 10 (300GB, SATA-150)

The smaller capacity drives also fared very well, with the GB managing MB per minute, with a maximum running temperature of 41 degrees. The 80, and GB models are cut down versions of the one, two or three platter damondmax, with some storage space left unused for marketing purposes. My system reported a S. We were also pleased to note that its temperature during testing did not exceed 44 degrees.


When it comes to moving massive amounts of data, the DiamondMax 10 range is nearly unbeatable. Benchmark Results, Continued Page 6: Nytro Leverage flash storage. Can I physically install my drive sideways, upside down or vertically? Noise was not an issue for any of the three drives; we could barely hear them at all during our tests. NCQ rearranges data requests from applications to increase access efficiency.

The key technical data of the drive has not changed much over the last few generations. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. As usual, we received the highest-capacity model for review.

Available in capacities up to GB, the DiamondMax 10 comes equipped with as much as 16MB of cache and the promise of improved performance. DiamondMax 60 ATA Determining Internal Drive Details.

Maxtor DiamondMax 10 (GB, SATA) Overview – CNET

Large SATA drives above 1. While not only being a quality product, the diamondmax range has the lowest dollar-per-gigabyte cost in their class. This is how the diaamondmax and noise levels of 7, RPM drives were considerably reduced, and this is evident on the DiamondMax 10 as well. Units sold as bare drives are covered by a three-year warranty, but those sold in retail packaging only get a one-year pact. You’ll need a Serial ATA power connector for this one.


Although it’s nice to see bare drives getting a little extra warranty love, three years isn’t all that special.

Capacities for the Diamondmax 10 drives start at 80GB, and all the drives in the range feature a spin speed of rpm. The DiamondMax 10 does manage to pack an additional 20GB or storage per platter, though. It seems counter-intuitive that the retail drive kits would get less warranty coverage than bare drive equivalents, but there’s no reason for enthusiasts to buy more expensive retail kits, so I can’t complain.

Customize The Tech Report It’s unfortunate that the unwashed masses who are buying retail drive kits get shafted with a single-year warranty, though. Maxtor stores around GB per platter and deploys a maximum of three platters in the desktop market, adding up to a total capacity of GB for the flagship unit.

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