Average Bench: 97.7% (8th of 984)

Based on 214 user benchmarks.  Model: SEAGATE ST3300657SS

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 300GB averaged just 2.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 300GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.82MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 300GB is 32.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 300GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 170MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 170MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 214 samples)
Min Avg Max
137 Read 170 193
125 Write 170 196
123 Mixed 164 191
127% 168 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.61 4K Read 1.2 1.47
0.97 4K Write 2.82 3.69
0.51 4K Mixed 0.84 1.13
196% 1.62 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
257GB free
Firmware: HPS1
4KALIGNED
Read 192
Write 189
Mixed 181
141% 187 MB/s
4K Read 1.45
4K Write 3.37
4K Mixed 0.95
229% 1.92 MB/s
257GB free
Firmware: HPS1
4KALIGNED
Read 192
Write 188
Mixed 181
141% 187 MB/s
4K Read 1.41
4K Write 3.49
4K Mixed 0.67
198% 1.86 MB/s
271GB free
Firmware: HPS1
4KALIGNED
Read 177
Write 192
Mixed 190
141% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1.41
4K Write 2.97
4K Mixed 0.94
218% 1.77 MB/s
255GB free
Firmware: HPS1
4KALIGNED
Read 185
Write 184
Mixed 170
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 3.48
4K Mixed 1.08
230% 1.88 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: 0008
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 182
Write 177
Mixed 166
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 3.14
4K Mixed 0.95
216% 1.78 MB/s
159GB free
Firmware: 0008
4KALIGNED
Read 179
Write 175
Mixed 170
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.46
4K Write 3.48
4K Mixed 0.75
208% 1.9 MB/s
137GB free
Firmware: HPS1
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 158
Write 163
Mixed 144
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 3.19
4K Mixed 0.94
180% 1.51 MB/s
209GB free
Firmware: 1703
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 167
Write 124
Mixed 126
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.47
4K Write 3.56
4K Mixed 1.11
251% 2.05 MB/s
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Typical Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 300GB Builds (Compare 1,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 19%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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System: HP Z800 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $90

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