SeagateST4000DX001 STCL4000400
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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 703,362 user samples
10,765 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% 5.5TB free
Worst Bench: 44% 2.5TB free
Poor: 44% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 125th / 1015
692,597 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 929GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 931GB free
Poor: 53% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
72 % 87.7 % Faster effective speed.
+22%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
114 MB/s 158 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+39%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
111 MB/s 134 MB/s Faster write speed.
+21%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
1.11 MB/s Much faster random read.
+44%
0.77 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
4.88 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+198%
1.64 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
41.6 MB/s 75.6 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+82%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.86 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+138%
0.78 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
136 MB/s 148 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+9%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
166 MB/s 201 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+21%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
163 MB/s 189 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+16%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+40%
1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
5.47 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+160%
2.1 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
68.4 MB/s 89.5 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+31%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
2.4 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+140%
1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
175 MB/s 198 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+13%
Market Share
Based on 18,449,880 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 5.82 % Insanely higher market share.
+8,214%
Value
Value For Money
41.3 % 63.5 % Much better value.
+54%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 78 % Much more popular.
+30%
Price
Price (score)
$200 $40 Hugely cheaper.
+80%
Age
Newest
71 Months More recent.
+23%
92 Months
Capacity
Capacity
4TB 1TB
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The 1TB Barracuda 7200.14 boasts impressive peak sequential read/write Lab speeds of 195/193 MB/s. These best case burst speeds indicate what the Barracuda is capable of under Lab perfect test conditions. Our real world benchmarks have been sourced from hundreds of users and give a better sense of how well this drive actually performs on a day to day basis. The 1TB 7200.14 has an average UBM sequential read/write speed of 147 MB/s, which is a superb result, especially for a budget drive. With 4K random read/write speeds of 0.77/1.53 MB/s small file performance is also respectable making the 1TB Barracuda a very good all round performer. In terms of value for money the relatively small 1TB drive is not as good value as its larger 3TB sibling but in the 1 TB category this is one of the best value for money drives available. [Jan '14 HDrivePro]

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Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $252Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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