Average Bench: 41.3% (488th of 1015)

more Based on 91,472 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 58.6% 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 0.51MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 77.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB is 48.1%. 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 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 91,472 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.2 Read 77.8 111
22.5 Write 76.2 108
12.9 Mixed 38.8 54.3
26.2 SusWrite 66.3 106
47.4% 64.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.3 4K Write 0.68 0.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
86.4% 0.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 105 105 105 106 106 MB/s
Read 97.8
Write 93.3
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 105
65% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 97 92 90 91 88 MB/s
Read 98.8
Write 97.3
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 89.3
62% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
111% 0.67 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1003YAM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 95 92 100 99 99 MB/s
Read 93
Write 88.3
Mixed 41.1
SusWrite 93.6
58% 79 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
85% 0.53 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1002YAM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 48 57 76 87 92 MB/s
Read 115
Write 108
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 69.3
63% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
94% 0.57 MB/s
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 48 76 71 68 67 MB/s
Read 75.8
Write 69.5
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 68.1
46% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
57% 0.4 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1002YAM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 48 26 53 69 81 MB/s
Read 70.7
Write 69.5
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 52.9
42% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
74% 0.5 MB/s
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 48 50 46 47 66 MB/s
Read 71.6
Write 49.6
Mixed 36.2
SusWrite 50.6
38% 52 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
82% 0.47 MB/s
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 29 34 37 53 56 MB/s
Read 31.4
Write 37.7
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 41.7
23% 32.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
70% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 11,522 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $22

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