Average Bench: 48.6% (382nd of 1002)

Based on 7,998 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3320418AS, ST332041 ST3320418AS, ST332041 8AS

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST3320418AS 320GB averaged 51.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.43MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.45MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST3320418AS 320GB is 22.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST3320418AS 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 83.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,998 samples)
Min Avg Max
61 Read 85.6 103
58.2 Write 83.6 102
23.8 Mixed 65.7 95.9
58.6% 78.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.16 4K Read 0.52 0.73
0.65 4K Write 1.45 1.84
0.16 4K Mixed 0.43 0.62
96.4% 0.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
262GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 101
Write 99.8
Mixed 93.6
74% 98 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.51
115% 0.93 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 97
Write 89.9
Mixed 88.7
69% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.25
4K Mixed 0.13
23% 0.16 MB/s
166GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 88.2
Write 91.4
Mixed 31.4
52% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.9 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: CC6B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 88.4
Write 89
Mixed 85
66% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.49
114% 0.95 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 87.9
Write 85.4
Mixed 79.3
63% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.56
120% 0.95 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: HP35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 57.6
Write 57.4
Mixed 57.6
43% 57.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.37
78% 0.62 MB/s
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Typical ST3320418AS 320GB Builds (Compare 3,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $96

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Terrible

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it became too slow after some month using it


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