Average Bench: 42.6% (456th of 1015)

more Based on 148,211 user benchmarks.  Models: ST500LT012-9WS142, ST500LT0 12-1DG142, ST500LT0 ST500LT012-9WS14, ST500LT012-9WS1, ST500LT0 ST500LT012-1DG1, ST500LT012-1DG142, ST500LT012-1DG14, ST500LT0 ST500LT012-1DG14, ST500LT0 ST500LT012-9WS1, ST500LT0 12-9WS142, ST500LT012-1DG1, ST500LT0 12-9WS14, ST500LT012-9WS14

Below average average bench

The Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB averaged 57.3% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 78.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB is 48.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 39.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 148,211 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.9 Read 78.6 111
18.5 Write 74.9 106
14.2 Mixed 39.7 54.5
24.2 SusWrite 70 110
48.2% 65.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.4 4K Write 0.68 0.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
85.5% 0.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 110 112 113 113 112 MB/s
Read 109
Write 101
Mixed 43
SusWrite 112
66% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: 0002LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 107 113 104 108 110 MB/s
Read 107
Write 101
Mixed 53
SusWrite 107
67% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.6 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 38 37 48 47 33 MB/s
Read 103
Write 101
Mixed 45
SusWrite 39.1
53% 72.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.6 MB/s
345GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 56 58 64 60 MB/s
Read 82.8
Write 74.4
Mixed 40.8
SusWrite 53.6
46% 62.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.53 MB/s
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 43 26 50 86 75 MB/s
Read 70
Write 89.7
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 56
47% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
74% 0.47 MB/s
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 58 37 57 64 73 MB/s
Read 65.2
Write 47.5
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 55.7
37% 49.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
64% 0.4 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1003YAM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 42 49 53 49 54 MB/s
Read 44.1
Write 44.4
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 46.3
29% 39.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
66% 0.4 MB/s
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 34 30 27 14 27 MB/s
Read 15.9
Write 45.5
Mixed 26.6
SusWrite 26.8
21% 28.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
70% 0.47 MB/s
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Typical Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 8,284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 35%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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 Comments

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Poor

11 months ago.

It is still a hard drive. Bad performance.


Poor

18 months ago.

First time is very slow but then fast but also bad speed


Good

22 months ago.

ST500LT012-1DG142 - 750 days of the runtime. 2777 start/stop cycles. No bad sectors. I am afraid i will die earlier than this drive.


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