SeagateST3000DM007
SeagateST3000DM001
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 262,107 user samples
26,606 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% 2.5TB free
Worst Bench: 39% 827GB free
Poor: 39% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 162nd / 1015
235,501 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% 3TB free
Worst Bench: 56% 2TB free (System drive)
Poor: 56% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
64.8 % 88.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+36%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
88.2 MB/s 152 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+72%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
117 MB/s 127 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+9%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
1.43 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+101%
0.71 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
0.77 MB/s 1.72 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+123%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
65.6 MB/s 75.6 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+15%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.1 MB/s 0.72 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+620%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
138 MB/s 155 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+12%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
135 MB/s 200 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+48%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
150 MB/s 177 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+18%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
2 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+122%
0.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.92 MB/s 3.11 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
76.3 MB/s 86.9 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+14%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.6 MB/s 0.9 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+50%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
176 MB/s 200 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+14%
Market Share
Based on 53,513,139 HDDs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.19 % 0.67 % Hugely higher market share.
+253%
Value
Value For Money
48.6 % 70.6 % Much better value.
+45%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 55 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$80 $75 Slightly cheaper.
+6%
Age
Newest
81+ Months Much more recent.
+47%
153 Months
Capacity
Capacity
3TB 3TB
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This drive can be used as a combined system and storage drive thanks to its fast 7200K rpm and enormous 3TB capacity. Recently prices for all large drives have been dropping and the 3TB Barracuda 7200.14 is currently a good choice in terms of both value for money and performance. Not only does the Barracuda have respectable sequential read/write speeds but it also goes head to head with the various green options, consuming a very reasonable 5.4W vs 5W (idle) on average for a "green" drive. That amounts to a tiny power consumption disadvantage and a lot more speed. Overall the Barracuda is priced aggressively and represents very good value for money. [Oct '12 HDrivePro]

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