Average Bench: 55.9% (248th of 1010)

more Based on 130,857 user benchmarks.  Models: ST500DM002-1BD142, ST500DM002-1ER14C, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1SB10, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1ER14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BC14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BD1, ST500DM0 02-9YN14C, ST500DM002-1BD1, ST500DM0 02-1BD142, ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1BC14, ST500DM0 02-1ER14C, ST500DM002-1CH14C, ST500DM002-1BC142, Seagate ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1SB10A, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1ER14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-9YN14, ST500DM0 02-1CH14C, ST500DM002-9YN14C, ST500DM0 02-1BC142, ST500DM002-1SB10, ST500DM0 02-1SB10A, ST500DM002-9YN14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1CH14

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB averaged 44.1% 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 0.71MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 56.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 51.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 130,857 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.6 Read 102 138
29.8 Write 96.6 133
21.3 Mixed 51.8 68.5
36.8 SusWrite 92.8 135
62.8% 85.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.6 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.28 2
0.3 4K Mixed 0.71 0.9
127% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 133 136 134 135 136 MB/s
Read 136
Write 77.9
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 133
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
463GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 135 135 134 138 137 MB/s
Read 132
Write 126
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 136
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 97 106 91 108 103 MB/s
Read 108
Write 105
Mixed 50.1
SusWrite 98
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1
152% 0.87 MB/s
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 86 88 103 106 104 MB/s
Read 109
Write 100
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 95.1
68% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
271GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 90 92 92 92 92 MB/s
Read 112
Write 108
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 91.4
69% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
148% 0.87 MB/s
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 93 90 113 104 87 MB/s
Read 97
Write 31.8
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 95.2
50% 67.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.63 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 89 89 90 91 MB/s
Read 86
Write 86.5
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 89.9
58% 79 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.77 MB/s
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 91 95 94 96 93 MB/s
Read 81.7
Write 85
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 88.3
51% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
109% 0.63 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 35 29 38 47 56 MB/s
Read 99
Write 102
Mixed 55
SusWrite 39.9
54% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 3,405 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $398

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