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IBM Deskstar 75GXP


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The IBM Deskstar 75GXP is a line of Ultra ATA 100 hard drives in sizes of 75/60/45/30/20/15 GB. They rotate at 7200RPM, have a 2MB buffer, and have an 8.5ms average seek time.


IBM Deskstar 75GXP Reviews Rating: 77 out of 100 based on 5 ratings. 4 user reviews.

User Reviews

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Makes a good drive for unimportant stuff. 7/10 Master of the VG Mar 5, 2005
Fast but unreliable! 6/10 thewhoever Mar 8, 2002
The good sectors were good. 6/10 Eric May 25, 2001
Strange Issues, seems to work in the end 5.6/10 jjung Jan 29, 2001
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Meta Reviews

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Anandtech 8/10 Jul 26 '00
Luxidion  --- Nov 15 '00
PC Magazine Online 5/5 May 30 '00
Speedy3d 9/10 Jan 15 '01
Storage Review  --- May 18 '00
Target PC 10/10 Jun 30 '00
The Duke of URL 7.3/10 Jul 12 '00
Tom's Hardware  --- Aug 21 '00
TweakMax  --- Jul 31 '00
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IBM Deskstar 75GXP Roundups and Shootouts

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IBM Deskstar 75GXP Review Gamers Depot -- Jul 21 '00
IBM Deskstar 75GXP Review Hardware Zone -- Jun 28 '00
IBM Deskstar 75GXP Review Rizenet -- May 14 '01
IBM Deskstar 75GXP Review Storage Review -- Jun 12 '00
IBM Deskstar 75GXP Review Storage Review -- Aug 13 '00
IBM Deskstar 75GXP Review Target PC -- Jan 03 '02
IBM Deskstar 75GXP Review X-bit labs -- Feb 21 '01

Anandtech on Jul 26 '00

"With features such as an Ultra ATA/100 interface, 7200-RPM spindle speeds, 2 MB of cache, and 15.3 GB per platter data densities, the IBM 75 GXP delivers excellent performance. Add to this, storage..."

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PC Magazine Online on Jul 25 '00

"If you've ever wished for more drive capacity than you're likely to need—and who hasn't—consider the IBM Deskstar 75GXP ($630 street), from IBM Storage Technology Division. The drive offers both..."

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Speedy3d on Jan 15 '01

"We feel very strongly about testing a HDD in "real world" conditions. We loaded up our 45GB HDD with 10GBs of data using Windows ME as our operating platform. We also used our normal AMD Athlon..."

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Target PC on Jul 04 '00

"Sporting sustained transfer rates exceeding 37MB/s and an overall average of nearly 29MB/s, this single platter solution runs warm to the touch and is also quiet."

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Tom's Hardware on Aug 21 '00

"The result is pretty clear: IBM's Deskstar 75GXP line offers the fastest IDE hard drives available right now. The DTLA-307030 is able to beat all formerly tested hard drives in each and every..."

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