For testing, the drives are all wiped and reset to factory settings by HDDerase V4. We try to use free or easily available programs and some real world testing so you can compare our findings against your own system.
This is a good way to measure potential upgrade benefits.
Intel Core i7 4790K with 16GB of DDR3-2133 RAM, Sapphire R9 390 Nitro and an ASRock Extreme 6 motherboard.
Seagate NAS 8TB
Seagate IronWolf 10TB
Toshiba P300 3TB
WD Black 6TB
WD Black 4TB
WD Red 4TB
WD Red 8TB
Atto Disk Benchmark.
All our results were achieved by running each test five times with every configuration this ensures that any glitches are removed from the results.