Average Bench: 55% (245th of 979)

more Based on 52,670 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31000524AS, ST31000528AS, ST310005 24AS, ST310005 ST31000528AS, ST310005 ST31000524AS, Seagate ST31000528AS

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB averaged 45.0% 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 0.41MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB is 27.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 77.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 93MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 52,670 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.3 Read 98.5 120
65.1 Write 93 117
26.1 Mixed 77.4 109
67.1% 89.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.6 0.85
0.84 4K Write 1.3 1.68
0.21 4K Mixed 0.41 0.59
95% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 188
Write 163
Mixed 162
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 3.23
4K Mixed 0.7
173% 1.59 MB/s
685GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 104
Write 102
Mixed 32.1
58% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.39
87% 0.74 MB/s
839GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98.4
Write 88.8
Mixed 87.9
69% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.88
133% 0.76 MB/s
673GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 76.4
Mixed 21.3
50% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.41
88% 0.73 MB/s
328GB free
Firmware: CC37 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 91.3
Write 79.7
Mixed 72.7
61% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.51
114% 0.87 MB/s
250GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 97.1
Write 32.4
Mixed 37.8
41% 55.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 0.78
4K Mixed 0.35
77% 0.56 MB/s
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AmazonUS $94.642 mins ago.
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Gaming
Gaming 21%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $376

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