Average Bench: 88.1% (37th of 1015)

more Based on 965,679 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000DM003-1CH162, ST1000DM003-1CH, ST1000DM003-1E61, ST1000DM ST1000DM003-1CH1, ST1000DM ST1000DM003-1CH, ST1000DM ST1000DM003-9YN1, ST1000DM003-1ER162, ST1000DM 003-1SB102, ST1000DM003-1F21, ST1000DM003-1SB1, Seagate ST1000DM003-1CH1, ST1000DM003-1ER, ST1000DM 003-1CH162, ST1000DM ST1000DM003-9YN, ST1000DM003-9YN1, ST1000DM003-1SB10C, ST1000DM 003-1SB10C, ST1000DM003-9YN, ST1000DM ST1000DM003-1ER1, Seagate ST1000DM003-9YN1, ST1000DM 003, ST1000DM 003-1ER162, ST1000DM003-1SB102, ST1000DM003-1ER1, ST1000DM003-1E6162, ST1000DM003-1CH1, ST1000DM003-1CH162-bugger, ST1000DM003-1SB, APPLE HDD ST1000DM003, Seagate ST1000DM003-1ER1, ST1000DM 003-9YN162, ST1000DM003-9YN162, ST1000DM ST1000DM003-1ER, ST1000DM ST1000DM003-1SB1

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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB averaged just 11.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.78MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 156MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB is 66.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 75.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.65MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 965,679 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.5 Read 156 204
62.9 Write 133 188
37.5 Mixed 75.2 89.5
73.7 SusWrite 151 202
94.2% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.78 1
1.03 4K Write 1.65 2.1
0.5 4K Mixed 0.78 1
150% 1.07 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
906GB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 210 209 210 208 210 MB/s
Read 206
Write 159
Mixed 89
SusWrite 208
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: HPH5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 195 194 193 195 194 MB/s
Read 198
Write 187
Mixed 81
SusWrite 194
120% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 183 184 186 184 190 MB/s
Read 204
Write 188
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 183
122% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
965,679 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,681,273 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $69 @ launch in Nov '11
EbayUS $4623 mins
AmazonUS $481 hr
BHPhotoUS $552 years
Send price feedback
Typical Barracuda 7200.14 1TB Builds (Compare 13,804 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $486

Popular Barracuda 7200.14 1TB systems:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2020 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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • 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.

 Comments

Seagate brings over 30 years of trusted performance and reliability...

Added 6 years ago.

Good

5 months ago.

Works for what it's made for lol


Good

8 months ago.

http://hdd.userbenchmark.com/Seagate-Barracuda-720014-1TB/Rating/1849 As a 30 year computer tech, I have never seen as many failed Seagate drives. I will never use Seagate drives in any critical systems. They are for those who backup daily.


Good

3 years ago.

Just bought a new fresh ST1000DM003 and there was a failure(bad sector). Took a replacement and hoping it'll last long. My last 1TB have 360 days+ PowerOn and still working fine.


Poor

4 months ago.

excelent speed for this price, Seagate never dissapointed me!


Terrible

13 months ago.

Taking price into account this drive it's excelent for mass storage.


Good

9 months ago.

Best Value HDD! Get blasting high speeds for reasonably low price!


Average

2 months ago.

Good for media storage but not recommended for system or game storage as the random read write performance is poor. Would recommend WD Blue for those systems as it performs 56% better in 4k but only about 8% slower in sequential read and write


Outstanding

6 years ago.


Excellent

13 months ago.

Came as the system drive in my old HP Pavilion in 2011, now relegated to bulk storage on my Ryzen build. Been used almost continually since then with regular backups to make sure no data loss occurs. However, this ancient drive shows no sign of failure (touch wood) and just keeps on ticking! Obviously long since superseded but as far as drives go mine has been excellent.


Good

4 years ago.

Don't have other HDDs to compare with this one at the moment, but it's good for the price and has good speeds for what it is.


Excellent

2 years ago.

love it.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Fast and inexpensive


Good

3 years ago.

Hasn't failed on me yet and still going at the same speeds it has always been going. Which isn't very fast but whatever. Good storage device.


Poor

2 years ago.

Not enough performance


Your
opinion?
1015 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $190Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $47
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $368Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $67SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback