Average Bench: 55% (243rd of 979)

more Based on 47,023 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31000524AS, ST31000528AS, ST310005 24AS, ST310005 ST31000528AS, ST310005 ST31000524AS, Seagate ST31000528AS

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB averaged 44.9% 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 0.61MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB is 28.5%. 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 92.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 47,023 samples)
Min Avg Max
69 Read 99.3 121
62.5 Write 92.4 116
25.4 Mixed 77.4 109
67.1% 89.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 0.61 0.85
0.85 4K Write 1.3 1.67
0.22 4K Mixed 0.41 0.6
95.7% 0.78 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
908GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 121
Mixed 94.5
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.54
122% 0.94 MB/s
278GB free
Firmware: HP64 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 101
Mixed 92.7
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.35
89% 0.8 MB/s
259GB free
Firmware: CC35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99.4
Write 92.4
Mixed 31.9
54% 74.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.31
78% 0.68 MB/s
102GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 100
Write 88.9
Mixed 52.4
60% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.26
67% 0.62 MB/s
279GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 97.6
Write 89
Mixed 71.2
64% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.57
128% 1 MB/s
598GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 101
Write 76.9
Mixed 89.9
67% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.08
4K Write 0.09
4K Mixed 0.08
14% 0.08 MB/s
712GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 82.4
Write 90.6
Mixed 87.3
65% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.39
88% 0.73 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 91.4
Write 80.8
Mixed 30.8
50% 67.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.28
82% 0.76 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.12 1TB Builds (Compare 10,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $371

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