Average Bench: 41% (492nd of 1010)

more Based on 65,442 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 0.5MB/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 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 38.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.68MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 65,442 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.2 Read 76.1 111
19.6 Write 75.4 107
12.5 Mixed 38.1 54.5
27.6 SusWrite 67 107
47% 64.2 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 0.5 0.7
84.9% 0.53 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
340GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 97 97 102 104 101 MB/s
Read 109
Write 101
Mixed 55.5
SusWrite 98.9
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 93 92 91 90 MB/s
Read 85.9
Write 86.7
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 91.3
56% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.6 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: 0001LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 85 88 89 89 89 MB/s
Read 83.7
Write 80.8
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 87.9
56% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
83% 0.5 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 68 55 53 72 44 MB/s
Read 70.5
Write 69.2
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 57.4
41% 56.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
90% 0.5 MB/s
237GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 17 19 17 14 12 MB/s
Read 10
Write 30.3
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 16.4
14% 18.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
40% 0.3 MB/s
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AmazonUS $307 days
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NeweggUS $831 day
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Typical Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB Builds (Compare 8,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 122% - Outstanding Total price: $78

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