Average Bench: 52.6% (287th of 1010)

more Based on 7,449 user benchmarks.  Models: ST250DM000-1BD141, ST250DM000-1BD14, ST250DM000-1SB10, ST250DM000-1BC141, ST250DM000-1BC14, ST250DM0 ST250DM000-1BC14, ST250DM0 ST250DM000-1BD14, ST250DM0 00-1BD141, ST250DM0 00-1BC141, ST250DM000-1SB10B

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB averaged 47.4% 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 0.67MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.58MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB is 57.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 49.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 85.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,449 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.5 Read 97.3 133
28.1 Write 93.1 130
16 Mixed 49.6 66
27.6 SusWrite 85.9 129
59.7% 81.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.19 4K Read 0.58 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.24 1.91
0.2 4K Mixed 0.67 0.9
122% 0.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 127 131 128 132 124 MB/s
Read 137
Write 130
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 129
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
147% 0.9 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 117 115 116 110 108 MB/s
Read 114
Write 114
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 113
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 104 107 116 121 123 MB/s
Read 109
Write 111
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 111
70% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.2 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 106 99 107 104 101 MB/s
Read 108
Write 94.5
Mixed 54.6
SusWrite 100
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.8 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 64 67 70 74 77 MB/s
Read 100
Write 106
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 69.7
62% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
113% 0.7 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 47 62 36 71 71 MB/s
Read 95.3
Write 108
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 52.8
53% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 0.5
201% 2.53 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 36 28 63 64 79 MB/s
Read 65
Write 74.8
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 54.1
40% 54.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
59% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 250GB Builds (Compare 6,718 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $240

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