Average Bench: 55.1% (253rd of 1015)

Based on 2,951 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3500410AS, ST350041 0AS, ST350041 ST3500410AS

Average average bench

The Seagate ST3500410AS 500GB averaged 44.8% 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 0.95MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.63MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST3500410AS 500GB is 38.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST3500410AS 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 93.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,951 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.6 Read 98.5 127
60.8 Write 99.1 126
38.3 Mixed 56.6 68
47.6 SusWrite 93.5 126
63.8% 86.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.68 0.8
1.2 4K Write 1.63 2
0.6 4K Mixed 0.95 1.1
164% 1.09 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 123 124 125 125 125 MB/s
Read 124
Write 126
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 124
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
457GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 118 121 121 121 121 MB/s
Read 124
Write 122
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 120
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: CC37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 106 108 106 104 108 MB/s
Read 102
Write 96.2
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 106
68% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: CC31
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 99 97 98 99 101 MB/s
Read 97.6
Write 104
Mixed 59.2
SusWrite 98.1
66% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC31
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 103 112 110 112 MB/s
Read 95.6
Write 100
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 100
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
278GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 71 72 73 72 74 MB/s
Read 103
Write 100
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 72.5
60% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: CC31
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 79 80 81 81 81 MB/s
Read 75.8
Write 79.3
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 80.3
53% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,736,513 HDDs tested.

Typical ST3500410AS 500GB Builds (Compare 47,687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $451

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