Average Bench: 23.6% (925th of 1015)

Based on 186 user benchmarks.  Models: ST980813AS, ST980813 ST980813AS, ST980813 AS

Very poor average bench

The Seagate ST980813AS 80GB averaged 76.3% 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 0.41MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.44MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST980813AS 80GB is 22.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST980813AS 80GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 34MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 33.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 186 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.2 Read 42.7 56.3
15.3 Write 41.8 56
14.5 Mixed 33.4 52.8
11.8 SusWrite 34 57.1
28.1% 38 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.44 0.67
0.23 4K Write 0.81 1.1
0.08 4K Mixed 0.41 0.8
78.9% 0.55 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
74GB free
Firmware: 3.ADC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 59 58 59 59 59 MB/s
Read 59.8
Write 58.9
Mixed 39
SusWrite 58.5
40% 54 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: 3.ADC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 55 56 55 56 55 MB/s
Read 55.3
Write 55.8
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 55.7
38% 51.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: 3.BHD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 54 54 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 56.3
Write 55.6
Mixed 37.9
SusWrite 54.2
38% 51 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.ADC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 48 49 49 48 39 MB/s
Read 55.4
Write 56.1
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 47
36% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.BHD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 27 19 32 35 37 MB/s
Read 45
Write 46.6
Mixed 33.1
SusWrite 29.2
28% 38.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.7 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.ADC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 30 28 44 48 48 MB/s
Read 35.8
Write 49.4
Mixed 31.4
SusWrite 37.3
28% 38.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.73 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.ADC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 17 20 43 48 49 MB/s
Read 34.6
Write 49.3
Mixed 29
SusWrite 34.9
27% 36.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.73 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.ADC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 43 12 38 38 38 MB/s
Read 27.6
Write 47.3
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 34.3
25% 34.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
82% 0.43 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,581,426 HDDs tested.

Typical ST980813AS 80GB Builds (Compare 114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude D630

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $111

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