Read on to see how command queuing affects the DiamondMax 10’s performance and how the DiamondMax 10 stacks up against the competition. While not only being a quality product, the diamondmax range has the lowest dollar-per-gigabyte cost in their class. DiamondMax 10 Data Sheet. Maxtor’s DiamondMax 10 hard drives greatly impressed us with their superb performances and low noise emissions. It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays.

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Upgrade Improve your storage. Noise was not an issue for any of the three diwmondmax we could barely hear them at all during our tests. Firmware Updates for Seagate Products.

Why does my hard drive report less capacity than indicated on the drive’s label? Its function is to organise seek operations so that they occur in a more logical order, minimising the time it takes for diammondmax drive heads to go from one request to another. The GB drive, in particular, with its 16MB cache buffer produced an incredible file transfer rate of 1. The Latest On Tom’s Hardware. The DiamondMax 10 is available in various sizes from 80 to GB.

Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! As a result we expect these models to be slightly faster in terms of minimum data transfer rates, since the slower inner media zone is not used.


Maxtor’s DiamondMax 10 hard drive – The Tech Report – Page 1

Diamonmdax internal drive is not displayed in My Computer or Windows Explorer. What is Error Recovery Control? How to format a drive in Mac OS Dell returns to the stock market after six years. One gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one thousand billion bytes.

Read on to see how command queuing affects the DiamondMax 10’s performance and how 01 DiamondMax 10 stacks up against the competition. DiamondMax 23 Firmware Update.

This is how the heat and noise levels of 7, RPM diamondax were considerably reduced, and this is evident on the DiamondMax 10 as well. Enter a Product Serial Number for Firmware downloads. The DiamondMax 10 does manage to pack an additional 20GB or storage per platter, though.

Maxtor DiamondMax 10 (250GB, ATA-133)

Maximum external transfer rate. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. My system reported 01 S.

The key technical data of the drive has not changed much over the last few generations. Maxtor offers a five-year warranty on its higher end MaXLine “Enhanced-reliability” drives, though.


Units sold as bare drives are covered by a three-year warranty, but those sold in retail packaging only get a one-year pact. It’s unfortunate that the unwashed masses who are buying retail drive kits get shafted with a single-year warranty, though.

diampndmax The specs Before we tackle the DiamondMax 10’s performance, let’s see how the drive’s specs compare to its predecessor, the DiamondMax Plus 9. Europe, Middle East, Africa. They are definitely a far cry from the DiamondMax 9 range of drives, which we have found to be slow and noisy.

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Test Setup Page 5: 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. Cons None to speak of. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Hard Drive Comparison Table.