Average Bench: 58.5% (206th of 984)

more Based on 58,061 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 41.5% 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 0.46MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 103MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 29.7%. 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 80.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,061 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.2 Read 103 128
67.9 Write 100 126
18.6 Mixed 80.3 115
70.8% 94.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.17 4K Read 0.5 0.71
0.64 4K Write 1.28 3.66
0.16 4K Mixed 0.46 0.76
95.7% 0.75 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
435GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 124
Write 115
Mixed 114
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.72
127% 0.79 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: KC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 122
Write 113
Mixed 94.4
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.57
110% 0.79 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: KC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 116
Write 118
Mixed 113
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.55
108% 0.76 MB/s
369GB free
Firmware: KC66 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 107
Write 110
Mixed 109
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.22
56% 0.48 MB/s
248GB free
Firmware: HP74 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 110
Write 98.5
Mixed 18.7
55% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.24
62% 0.56 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 90.9
75% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.34
70% 0.56 MB/s
278GB free
Firmware: HP74 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 101
Write 101
Mixed 95.9
75% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.22
64% 0.56 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: KC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79.7
Write 72.9
Mixed 27.7
44% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.83
4K Mixed 0.41
83% 0.59 MB/s
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $310

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