SeagateST500DM002
SeagateST4000DM005
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 214,525 user samples
203,167 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% 745GB free
Worst Bench: 24% 414GB free (System drive)
Poor: 24% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 220th / 1015
11,358 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 2.5TB free
Worst Bench: 53% 3.5TB free
Poor: 53% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 57th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
57.5 % 84.5 % Much faster effective speed.
+47%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
105 MB/s 147 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+40%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
98.6 MB/s 126 MB/s Faster write speed.
+28%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.63 MB/s 0.66 MB/s +5%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.27 MB/s 1.83 MB/s Much faster random write.
+44%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
53.9 MB/s 64.7 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+20%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.72 MB/s 0.75 MB/s +4%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
95.2 MB/s 148 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+55%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
137 MB/s 188 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+37%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
133 MB/s 167 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+26%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.7 MB/s 0.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+14%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.1 MB/s 2.3 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+10%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
67.8 MB/s 77.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+14%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.9 MB/s 0.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
135 MB/s 189 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+40%
Market Share
Based on 17,612,517 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.11 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,307%
0.15 %
Value
Value For Money
36.2 % 109 % Hugely better value.
+201%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 71 % Much more popular.
+34%
Price
Price (score)
$23 Much cheaper.
+74%
$89
Age
Newest
66+ Months 33 Months Much more recent.
+50%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 4TB
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2019 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $144Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $280Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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