Average Bench: 58.4% (205th of 979)

more Based on 3,078 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 41.6% 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 0.47MB/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 27.7%. 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 76.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,078 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.2 Read 102 126
72.4 Write 101 125
14.9 Mixed 76.5 115
69.7% 93.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.15 4K Read 0.48 0.69
0.58 4K Write 1.35 5.49
0.18 4K Mixed 0.47 0.75
96.5% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
185GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 123
Write 113
Mixed 120
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.42
93% 0.72 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 116
Write 117
Mixed 103
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.42
91% 0.68 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 108
Write 115
Mixed 71.4
73% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: KC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 110
Mixed 26.4
60% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.57
110% 0.75 MB/s
103GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 102
Mixed 24.5
58% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.46
85% 0.62 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.6
Write 92.1
Mixed 13.5
48% 66.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.21
4K Write 0.69
4K Mixed 0.39
65% 0.43 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 85.7
Write 86.3
Mixed 64.5
59% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.32
67% 0.56 MB/s
166GB free
Firmware: KC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 96.6
Write 63.9
Mixed 64.8
56% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 6.19
4K Mixed 0.63
207% 2.45 MB/s
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $435

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