Average Bench: 59.3% (195th of 979)

more Based on 44,330 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 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 40.6% 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 0.45MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 105MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 27.6%. 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 81.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,330 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.1 Read 105 129
74.6 Write 102 127
16.9 Mixed 81.5 117
71.9% 96.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.19 4K Read 0.5 0.71
0.6 4K Write 1.23 1.96
0.15 4K Mixed 0.45 0.77
94% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
473GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 178
Write 162
Mixed 147
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.43
112% 0.98 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 108
Mixed 99.1
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.72
123% 0.76 MB/s
375GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 104
Mixed 92.6
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.77
133% 0.81 MB/s
348GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 99.8
Write 104
Mixed 91
74% 98.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.16
31% 0.23 MB/s
303GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 91.4
Mixed 103
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.33
67% 0.54 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 92.9
Mixed 94.2
74% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.48
99% 0.73 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 112
Write 87.2
Mixed 79.1
69% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 0.79
4K Mixed 0.65
114% 0.69 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: KC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 71
Mixed 89.2
66% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 0.78
4K Mixed 0.29
68% 0.53 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $377

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