Average Bench: 58.5% (206th of 984)

more Based on 3,327 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 41.5% 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 0.46MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.35MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB is 27.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.47MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 76.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,327 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.9 Read 103 126
71.9 Write 101 125
14.8 Mixed 76.9 117
69.9% 93.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.13 4K Read 0.47 0.69
0.51 4K Write 1.35 5.83
0.15 4K Mixed 0.46 0.76
95.7% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
233GB free
Firmware: KC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 130
Write 131
Mixed 124
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.83
141% 0.89 MB/s
220GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 127
Write 124
Mixed 119
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.47
117% 1.04 MB/s
3GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 112
Write 119
Mixed 105
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.51
103% 0.74 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 116
Write 114
Mixed 27.6
62% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.29
73% 0.62 MB/s
175GB free
Firmware: KC45
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 102
Write 104
Mixed 32.9
58% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.12
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.53
82% 0.54 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 98.7
Write 95.9
Mixed 89.6
71% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.34
82% 0.65 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.2
Write 89.5
Mixed 92.4
69% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.67
120% 0.75 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 27.1
Write 70.7
Mixed 35.3
33% 44.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 0.91
4K Mixed 0.55
89% 0.57 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 250GB Builds (Compare 2,696 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $424

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