Average Bench: 58.8% (197th of 979)

more Based on 37,224 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 41.1% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 104MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 29.1%. 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 82.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,224 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.3 Read 104 127
70.3 Write 101 126
20.6 Mixed 82.2 116
71.7% 95.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.19 4K Read 0.5 0.71
0.65 4K Write 1.24 1.88
0.19 4K Mixed 0.48 0.78
97.4% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
397GB free
Firmware: KC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 105
Write 112
Mixed 95.4
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.74
130% 0.83 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 92
75% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.54
112% 0.89 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 110
Write 89.9
Mixed 77.3
69% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.49
93% 0.66 MB/s
94GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 97.3
Write 99.8
Mixed 103
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.46
86% 0.62 MB/s
139GB 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 104
Mixed 91.2
72% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.23
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.12
63% 0.83 MB/s
174GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED
Read 93
Write 96.4
Mixed 86.7
69% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.36
89% 0.8 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: KC45
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 94.5
Write 87.7
Mixed 90.8
69% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.61 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: HP74 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 74.4
Write 77.7
Mixed 73.1
56% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 0.78
4K Mixed 0.38
81% 0.58 MB/s
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation 23%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $342

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