Average Bench: 35.9% (609th of 1010)

more Based on 2,879 user benchmarks.  Models: ST320LT020-9YG142, ST320LT020-9YG1, ST320LT0 ST320LT020-9YG14, ST320LT020-9YG14, ST320LT0 20-9YG142, ST320LT0 ST320LT020-9YG1

Poor average bench

The Seagate Momentus Thin 5400 2.5" 320GB averaged 64.1% 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 0.32MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 63.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400 2.5" 320GB is 32.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400 2.5" 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 47.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,879 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.5 Read 63.8 84.8
20.4 Write 61.5 84.9
10.9 Mixed 47.9 78.3
17.8 SusWrite 53.9 85.8
42% 56.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.09 4K Read 0.35 0.5
0.32 4K Write 0.74 1.1
0.08 4K Mixed 0.32 0.7
64.3% 0.47 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
269GB free
Firmware: 0010SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 90 90 90 91 91 MB/s
Read 89.5
Write 57.7
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 89.9
52% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
85% 0.53 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: 0002HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 76 75 76 76 73 MB/s
Read 64.5
Write 71.3
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 75
47% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.73 MB/s
261GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 63 43 69 69 74 MB/s
Read 72.9
Write 68.5
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 62.6
46% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 38 28 31 34 50 MB/s
Read 64.6
Write 63.9
Mixed 41.8
SusWrite 35.2
38% 51.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
77% 0.47 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 49 44 50 50 50 MB/s
Read 37.5
Write 27.8
Mixed 29
SusWrite 48.7
26% 35.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
82% 0.47 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 38 40 37 38 34 MB/s
Read 37.4
Write 42.7
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 36.1
28% 37.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
96% 0.6 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003DEM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 20 17 14 19 19 MB/s
Read 9.5
Write 24
Mixed 11.7
SusWrite 17.1
12% 15.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
44% 0.37 MB/s
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Typical Momentus Thin 5400 2.5" 320GB Builds (Compare 7,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $241

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