Average Bench: 59.3% (198th of 984)

more Based on 80,597 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 40.7% 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 0.45MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 105MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 31.2%. 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.24MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 80,597 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.7 Read 105 135
73 Write 102 130
22.9 Mixed 83.5 120
72.4% 96.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.18 4K Read 0.48 0.7
0.62 4K Write 1.24 1.97
0.17 4K Mixed 0.45 0.76
92.9% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
382GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 123
Mixed 126
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.34
85% 0.7 MB/s
415GB free
Firmware: KC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 101
Write 108
Mixed 13.4
53% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.73
127% 0.79 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: KC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 101
Write 107
Mixed 90.6
75% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.44
88% 0.66 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 101
Write 89.9
Mixed 90.5
71% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.35
77% 0.6 MB/s
402GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 90.4
Write 96.8
Mixed 92.2
70% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.51
4K Mixed 0.25
41% 0.28 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: KC65 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 91.2
Write 91.5
Mixed 85
67% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.07
26% 0.3 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.1
Write 90.2
Mixed 32.3
52% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.75
130% 0.8 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: KC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.9
Write 87.1
Mixed 80.2
64% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.41
85% 0.64 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: KC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.3
Write 85.6
Mixed 16.4
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.71
112% 0.68 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 1,773 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $253

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