Average Bench: 40.8% (499th of 1015)

more Based on 73,750 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 59.2% 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 76.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB is 49.8%. 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 37.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.67MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 73,750 samples)
Min Avg Max
10 Read 76.1 110
17.2 Write 75.5 107
10.3 Mixed 37.9 54.5
20.9 SusWrite 66.2 107
46.8% 63.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.4 4K Write 0.67 0.9
0.1 4K Mixed 0.49 0.6
84.5% 0.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
462GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 114 117 116 114 MB/s
Read 116
Write 108
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 115
69% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 91 91 94 85 84 MB/s
Read 112
Write 102
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 89.6
64% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
284GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 84 84 86 86 85 MB/s
Read 90.2
Write 89.5
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 85.2
58% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.7 MB/s
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001YAM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 61 76 82 92 91 MB/s
Read 95
Write 99.5
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 76.7
60% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 50 26 28 66 76 MB/s
Read 105
Write 88.5
Mixed 39.1
SusWrite 46.9
51% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
96% 0.57 MB/s
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 73 73 88 90 76 MB/s
Read 66.4
Write 96.9
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 77.8
51% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
92% 0.53 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 83 83 85 84 84 MB/s
Read 11.3
Write 47.7
Mixed 13.8
SusWrite 84
28% 39.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
47% 0.3 MB/s
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Typical Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 9,954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $104

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