Hitachi
SeagateST500DM009
  

Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

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Release date: Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,169 user samples
529 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 2.5TB free
Worst Bench: 53% 675GB free
Poor: 53% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 78th / 1015
3,640 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% 466GB free
Worst Bench: 27% 107GB free (System drive)
Poor: 27% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
79.8 % 85.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
142 MB/s 157 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+11%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
137 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+5%
130 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.88 MB/s Much faster random read.
+31%
0.67 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.78 MB/s Faster random write.
+19%
1.49 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
79.2 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+17%
67.6 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.37 MB/s 0.74 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+100%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
136 MB/s 141 MB/s +4%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
185 MB/s 205 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+11%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
183 MB/s 192 MB/s +5%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1.14 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+42%
0.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.3 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+10%
2.1 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
163 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+100%
81.3 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.8 MB/s 0.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+12%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
181 MB/s 200 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+10%
Market Share
Based on 21,734,915 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.06 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 58 % More popular.
+16%
Age
Newest
69+ Months 41 Months Much more recent.
+41%
Capacity
Capacity
3TB 500GB
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