Average Bench: 40.9% (492nd of 1015)

more Based on 109,830 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 59.1% 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 46.3%. 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 39.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.69MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 109,830 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.1 Read 77.8 111
28.5 Write 76.5 107
15.3 Mixed 39.8 54.8
24.7 SusWrite 64.6 104
47.4% 64.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.4 4K Write 0.69 0.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.51 0.7
86.9% 0.54 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
257GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 92 94 94 94 MB/s
Read 91.5
Write 80.5
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 92.8
55% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.6 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 87 86 85 87 87 MB/s
Read 97
Write 94.5
Mixed 41.3
SusWrite 86.5
58% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 60 49 62 76 75 MB/s
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 62.7
61% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
130% 0.8 MB/s
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 70 51 84 80 90 MB/s
Read 88.3
Write 93.8
Mixed 39.6
SusWrite 73.7
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.6 MB/s
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 60 47 76 77 79 MB/s
Read 85.3
Write 83.2
Mixed 45.2
SusWrite 68
52% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
94% 0.53 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 42 41 55 70 61 MB/s
Read 87.5
Write 65.3
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 52.3
43% 59 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
70% 0.43 MB/s
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 37 19 36 43 65 MB/s
Read 86.9
Write 87.8
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 42.7
47% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
82% 0.47 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 42 27 25 25 40 MB/s
Read 38
Write 54
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 32
28% 37.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
86% 0.5 MB/s
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Typical Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 14,212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $32

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 Comments

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Poor

3 days ago.

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


Good

4 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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