Average Bench: 41% (491st of 1015)

more Based on 117,827 user benchmarks.  Models: ST500LT012-9WS142, ST500LT0 12-1DG142, ST500LT0 ST500LT012-9WS14, ST500LT012-9WS1, 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 58.9% 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 0.49MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 76MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB is 47.6%. 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 38.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.67MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 117,827 samples)
Min Avg Max
10 Read 76 110
22.5 Write 74.7 108
13.7 Mixed 38.8 54.7
23.2 SusWrite 67 107
46.9% 64.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.3 4K Write 0.67 0.9
0.11 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
84.7% 0.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
394GB free
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 85 86 88 85 88 MB/s
Read 81.6
Write 80.8
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 85.8
52% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.53 MB/s
449GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 51 49 50 50 47 MB/s
Read 99.5
Write 85.5
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 49.7
51% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
99% 0.57 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 72 62 81 91 98 MB/s
Read 67.6
Write 80.5
Mixed 25.1
SusWrite 77.8
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
76% 0.4 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 37 40 63 83 86 MB/s
Read 80.8
Write 76.8
Mixed 50.1
SusWrite 61.5
50% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.6 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001YAM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 44 33 56 50 59 MB/s
Read 66.4
Write 61.5
Mixed 43
SusWrite 47.4
40% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
72% 0.47 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 34 32 26 29 20 MB/s
Read 60.7
Write 61
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 29.8
34% 46 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
70% 0.43 MB/s
331GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 44 29 19 28 61 MB/s
Read 45
Write 47.9
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 35.8
30% 40 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
72% 0.47 MB/s
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 19 25 19 31 20 MB/s
Read 51.5
Write 50.4
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 22.5
28% 38.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
69% 0.5 MB/s
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Typical Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 3,766 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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System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $28

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 Comments

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Poor

4 months ago.

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


Good

8 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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