Average Bench: 59.6% (193rd of 984)

more Based on 90,670 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 40.4% 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. Sequential Read Speed 105MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 29.4%. 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 82MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 90,670 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.4 Read 105 132
75.3 Write 103 130
26.1 Mixed 82 117
72.2% 96.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.5 0.71
0.65 4K Write 1.33 5.4
0.19 4K Mixed 0.47 0.78
98.3% 0.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
231GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 124
Write 117
Mixed 106
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.52
100% 0.75 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 123
Mixed 110
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.57
111% 0.8 MB/s
343GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 114
Write 125
Mixed 106
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.41
85% 0.65 MB/s
433GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 114
Mixed 106
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.35
89% 0.84 MB/s
415GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 111
Write 107
Mixed 98.3
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 0.47
4K Mixed 0.23
52% 0.37 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 82.5
Mixed 81.7
70% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.34
75% 0.58 MB/s
410GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.7
Write 86.6
Mixed 13.8
43% 59.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.63
103% 0.64 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 2,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $321

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