Average Bench: 88.3% (36th of 979)

more Based on 33,163 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3000DM001-1CH166, ST3000DM ST3000DM001-1E61, ST3000DM 001-1CH166, ST3000DM ST3000DM001-1ER1, ST3000DM001-1ER, ST3000DM ST3000DM001-9YN, ST3000DM 001-9YN166, ST3000DM 001-1E6166, ST3000DM001-9YN1, ST3000DM001-1CH, ST3000DM001-1ER166, ST3000DM ST3000DM001-1CH, ST3000DM001-9YN166, ST3000DM ST3000DM001-9YN1, ST3000DM001-1ER1, ST3000DM001-9YN, ST3000DM001-1E61, ST3000DM001-1CH1, Seagate ST3000DM001-1CH1, ST3000DM 001-1ER166, ST3000DM ST3000DM001-1CH1, ST3000DM001-1E6166

Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB averaged just 11.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 160MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 135MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB is 49.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.47MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,163 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 160 199
104 Write 148 185
72.7 Mixed 135 173
111% 148 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.33 4K Read 0.65 0.97
0.91 4K Write 1.47 1.77
0.15 4K Mixed 0.25 0.38
81.9% 0.79 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 172
Write 154
Mixed 153
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 0.87 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 167
Write 153
Mixed 159
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.2
74% 0.73 MB/s
897GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 165
Write 125
Mixed 134
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.17
72% 0.77 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 126
Write 158
Mixed 115
99% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.36
99% 0.77 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: SC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 124
Write 145
Mixed 100
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 7.78
4K Mixed 0.67
254% 3.1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 100
Write 126
Mixed 91.1
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.16
76% 0.79 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 132
Write 81.1
Mixed 135
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 0.81 MB/s
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Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,022

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