Average Bench: 88% (39th of 1015)

more Based on 731,011 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, ST1000DM003-1SB, 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]

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Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB averaged just 12.0% 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 159MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB is 60.7%. 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 75.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 731,011 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.4 Read 159 201
72 Write 137 186
45.9 Mixed 75.6 89.4
74.4 SusWrite 148 201
95% 130 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.78 1
1 4K Write 1.64 2.1
0.5 4K Mixed 0.78 1
149% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
563GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 188 188 187 189 186 MB/s
Read 184
Write 193
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 187
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 180 175 177 177 178 MB/s
Read 177
Write 159
Mixed 79.8
SusWrite 178
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
396GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 148 147 149 149 148 MB/s
Read 164
Write 135
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 149
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.27 MB/s
365GB free
Firmware: HP34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 157 157 157 157 159 MB/s
Read 152
Write 118
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 157
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.33 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 137 137 139 138 137 MB/s
Read 129
Write 105
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 137
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,348,224 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $69 @ launch in Nov '11
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 1TB Builds (Compare 10,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $485

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 Comments

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

Added 5 years ago.

Good

20 days 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

2 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

1 month ago.

excelent speed for this price, Seagate never dissapointed me!


Terrible

5 months ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

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


Outstanding

5 years ago.


Excellent

5 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

3 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

22 months ago.

love it.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Fast and inexpensive


Good

2 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


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