Average Bench: 58.3% (205th of 979)

more Based on 53,665 user benchmarks.  Models: ST500DM002-1BD142, ST500DM002-1ER14C, Seagate ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1SB10A, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1SB10, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1ER14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BC14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1ER14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BD1, ST500DM0 02-9YN14C, ST500DM002-1BD1, ST500DM0 02-1CH14C, ST500DM0 02-1BD142, ST500DM002-9YN14C, ST500DM0 02-1BC142, ST500DM002-1SB10, ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1BC14, ST500DM0 02-1SB10A, ST500DM0 02-1ER14C, ST500DM002-1CH14C, ST500DM002-1BC142, ST500DM002-9YN14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1CH14

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB 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 0.44MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 103MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 27.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.49MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 79.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 53,665 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.1 Read 103 127
72.9 Write 100 125
17.9 Mixed 79.9 115
70.6% 94.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.16 4K Read 0.49 0.72
0.58 4K Write 1.21 1.9
0.16 4K Mixed 0.44 0.74
92.1% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
197GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 121
Mixed 100
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.44
86% 0.64 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 112
Write 105
Mixed 85.8
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.76 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 107
Mixed 98.2
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.73
126% 0.78 MB/s
338GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 101
Write 108
Mixed 83.4
73% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.42
79% 0.58 MB/s
405GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 100
Write 101
Mixed 103
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.56
103% 0.72 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 91.4
Mixed 79.1
69% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.15
4K Write 0.75
4K Mixed 0.34
58% 0.41 MB/s
122GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 89.8
Write 76.8
Mixed 77.7
61% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 0.67
4K Mixed 0.38
68% 0.46 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: KC65 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 89.1
Write 72.9
Mixed 70.1
58% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.14
41% 0.42 MB/s
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Desktop 60%
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Workstation 22%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $405

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