SeagateST500DM002
SeagateST4000DM005
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 608,697 user samples
574,344 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% 752GB free
Worst Bench: 27% 323GB free (System drive)
Poor: 27% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 204th / 1015
34,353 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 3.5TB free
Worst Bench: 52% 2.5TB free
Poor: 52% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 64th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
58.4 % 82.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+41%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
104 MB/s 143 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+38%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
99.3 MB/s 126 MB/s Faster write speed.
+27%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.63 MB/s 0.66 MB/s +5%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.21 MB/s 1.85 MB/s Much faster random write.
+53%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
56.3 MB/s 65.1 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+16%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.72 MB/s 0.73 MB/s +1%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
99.2 MB/s 145 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+46%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
164 MB/s 187 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+14%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
132 MB/s 169 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+28%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.7 MB/s 0.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.9 MB/s 2.2 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+16%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
72.1 MB/s 77.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+7%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.9 MB/s 0.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
146 MB/s 187 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+28%
Market Share
Based on 53,513,193 HDDs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.82 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,417%
0.12 %
Value
Value For Money
29.2 % 57.9 % Hugely better value.
+98%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 57 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$20 Hugely cheaper.
+82%
$114
Age
Newest
126+ Months 93 Months More recent.
+26%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 4TB
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