Average Bench: 41.1% (496th of 1015)

more Based on 80,335 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 75.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB is 47.8%. 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 38.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 80,335 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.4 Read 75.8 112
19.7 Write 75.5 107
12.7 Mixed 38.3 55.2
25.8 SusWrite 67.4 108
47% 64.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.4 4K Write 0.68 0.9
0.2 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
84.4% 0.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
457GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 111 113 112 113 113 MB/s
Read 110
Write 86.9
Mixed 45.6
SusWrite 112
64% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 63 80 95 92 103 MB/s
Read 110
Write 113
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 85.4
64% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
96% 0.57 MB/s
460GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 92 89 94 96 86 MB/s
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 88.2
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 95 96 96 96 MB/s
Read 88.3
Write 81.8
Mixed 41.1
SusWrite 95.6
56% 76.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
98% 0.6 MB/s
249GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 40 31 65 66 69 MB/s
Read 89.5
Write 88.3
Mixed 41
SusWrite 53.3
50% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
83% 0.5 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 39 30 16 39 62 MB/s
Read 82.9
Write 72.8
Mixed 34.6
SusWrite 36.5
42% 56.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
85% 0.53 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1003YAM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 37 42 36 40 63 MB/s
Read 65.7
Write 60.8
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 41.6
37% 50.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
70% 0.43 MB/s
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 48 57 51 57 84 MB/s
Read 50
Write 59.8
Mixed 33.7
SusWrite 55.7
37% 49.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
82% 0.47 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 52 38 27 52 77 MB/s
Read 20.6
Write 48.3
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 47.4
28% 38 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
57% 0.4 MB/s
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AmazonUS $2810 mins
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Typical Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 10,596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 16% - Very poor Total price: $80

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