Average Bench: 59.2% (216th of 1002)

more Based on 110,074 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 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 33.3%. 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 83MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 110,074 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.6 Read 105 132
69.1 Write 102 132
20.1 Mixed 83 120
72.2% 96.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.15 4K Read 0.5 0.71
0.56 4K Write 1.26 2.02
0.14 4K Mixed 0.45 0.77
94.4% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
315GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 119
Write 137
Mixed 52.5
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.22
78% 0.84 MB/s
442GB free
Firmware: KC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 113
Write 128
Mixed 97
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.82
143% 0.9 MB/s
416GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 93
Mixed 106
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 0.89
4K Mixed 0.59
97% 0.61 MB/s
115GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.1
Write 86.7
Mixed 79.7
63% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.44
106% 0.91 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 91
Write 78.5
Mixed 84.7
64% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.3
79% 0.65 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 84.6
Write 79.7
Mixed 83.5
62% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.56
99% 0.64 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77.2
Write 78.5
Mixed 87.8
62% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.37
89% 0.76 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 2,627 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $343

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