Average Bench: 58.1% (205th of 979)

more Based on 2,581 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 41.9% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.48MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB is 29.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.47MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 75.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,581 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.1 Read 102 126
71.1 Write 100 125
15.1 Mixed 75.5 114
69.1% 92.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.14 4K Read 0.47 0.69
0.53 4K Write 1.48 6.24
0.19 4K Mixed 0.47 0.75
98.9% 0.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
171GB free
Firmware: KC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 119
Write 117
Mixed 98.2
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.52
89% 0.61 MB/s
0GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 116
Write 116
Mixed 105
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.43
89% 0.67 MB/s
204GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 117
Write 115
Mixed 101
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.34
83% 0.66 MB/s
5GB free
Firmware: KC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 109
Write 111
Mixed 88.5
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.58
113% 0.79 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 103
Write 109
Mixed 97.1
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.69
126% 0.86 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: KC45
Read 87.4
Write 86.5
Mixed 84.8
65% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.51
99% 0.74 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,727,323 HDDs tested.


AmazonUS $24.451 month ago.
NeweggUS $62.992 months ago.
EbayUS $118.0013 mins ago.
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 250GB Builds (Compare 1,825 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 64%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $476

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