Average Bench: 58.2% (209th of 984)

more Based on 5,971 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 41.7% 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 0.45MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 103MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB is 27.1%. 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 0.46MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 78.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,971 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.3 Read 103 126
72.9 Write 101 124
15.5 Mixed 78.1 113
70% 93.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.14 4K Read 0.46 0.68
0.54 4K Write 1.27 4.21
0.13 4K Mixed 0.45 0.74
92.5% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
115GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 123
Write 120
Mixed 95.3
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.29
78% 0.69 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: KC47
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 111
Write 113
Mixed 95.9
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.46
87% 0.65 MB/s
141GB free
Firmware: FJK3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED
Read 109
Write 112
Mixed 107
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.55
106% 0.74 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 115
Mixed 97.8
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.41
82% 0.63 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 116
Write 98.7
Mixed 13.8
55% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.72
116% 0.69 MB/s
186GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 103
Mixed 33.1
60% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.51
95% 0.67 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 87.1
Write 88.1
Mixed 23.8
48% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.98
4K Mixed 0.35
79% 0.62 MB/s
146GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 85.7
Write 87.3
Mixed 30.6
50% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.03
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.04
6% 0.03 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 88.9
Write 75.6
Mixed 88.3
64% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.71
4K Mixed 0.34
72% 0.52 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 250GB Builds (Compare 4,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $237

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