Average Bench: 26.9% (819th of 1015)

Based on 4,227 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3200822AS, ST320082 ST3200822AS, ST3200822A, ST320082 2A, ST320082 2AS

Very poor average bench

The Seagate ST3200822AS 200GB averaged 73.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.64MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST3200822AS 200GB is just 19.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST3200822AS 200GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 28.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 32.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,227 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.7 Read 48.4 61.1
11.7 Write 28.8 57.2
17 Mixed 32.8 39.2
19.2 SusWrite 45.2 59.2
28.7% 38.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.64 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.14 1.3
0.5 4K Mixed 0.73 0.8
128% 0.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
99GB free
Firmware: 3.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 53 53 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 111
Write 21.7
Mixed 43
SusWrite 53.7
42% 57.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 0.87 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: 3.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 47 48 47 49 48 MB/s
Read 116
Write 18.7
Mixed 45.2
SusWrite 47.8
42% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: 3.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 47 47 48 49 49 MB/s
Read 111
Write 14.8
Mixed 33.9
SusWrite 47.9
38% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 0.87 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: 3.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 33 32 33 34 33 MB/s
Read 103
Write 13.4
Mixed 26.7
SusWrite 33
32% 44 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.67 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 45 42 43 53 55 MB/s
Read 59.3
Write 58.2
Mixed 39
SusWrite 44.6
37% 50.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 34 32 36 38 38 MB/s
Read 50.9
Write 41.3
Mixed 31
SusWrite 34.3
29% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 0.9 MB/s
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Typical ST3200822AS 200GB Builds (Compare 4,232 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B360 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B22) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $481

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