Single page Print

Image processing

Adobe Photoshop

ACDSee PowerPack

The four-drive X25-E setup takes top honors in WorldBench's ACDSee test, but it's only 11 seconds quicker than one of the Extremes on its own.

Multitasking and office applications

Microsoft Office


Mozilla and Windows Media Encoder

WorldBench's office and multitasking tests appear unable to exploit faster storage configurations.

Other applications



The WinZip and Nero tests are more storage-bound than any others in the WorldBench suite, and again, there's little difference in performance between a single X25-E Extreme and four of them in a RAID 0 array.