PLEASE DO NOT PESTER FOR THE TABLE TO BE UPDATED, IT WILL BE UPDATED IN DUE TIME It was suggested to me that we have a hard disk drive benchmark thread. Benchmark of choice: HdTach. Get it here Use the free/non-commercial version. Post results of the 32meg test, but please please crop the screenshot down to the size of the hdtach window like this: ..along with information on your filesystem and partitions if known, and the hdd controller/motherboard. That screenshot is of my Fujitsu MAJ3, 18gig 10Krpm Scsi160 drive, its an sca 80pin drive running through an adapter to my adaptec 29160, on an asus p4c800-e deluxe. Its formatted ntfs, with the default allocation size. The table: Top 10's The Average Transfer table: The Access Times table: The Burst Transfer table: The Score table: NO RAMDRIVES OR MEMORY CARDS or review samples Please include controller and drive model.