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Removable Drive Performance Compared

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The graphs below represent a performance comparison of various removable storage drives. Drives were tested connected to a PowerMac 9500. All results are relative to the Zip drive.

MacBench Results - longer bars indicate better performance


Real World Tests - shorter bars indicate better performance

Backup Test - percentage of time taken to backup 70MB folder of 1,000 items to removable


Copy Test - percentage of time taken to duplicate 7MB folder of 100 items within removable


The following test were done by Macworld.