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Seek Times Test
As the test results show, Western Digital WD1200JB has an access time of 13.88ms
while reading and 12.88ms while writing. The drive produced outliers at both
reading/writing service times, 13/2343 respectively.
The Intel's IPEAK on-line help explains what outliers mean "...A well
behaved storage subsystems should have any outliers in the service time distribution
and the distribution should be narrow. Outliers in the distribution make the
storage subsystem unsuitable for real-time applications, such as multi-media,
where variations in service time are detrimental..."