Average Bench: 45.8% (398th of 1015)

Based on 15,727 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3500320AS, ST350032 0AS, ST350032 ST3500320AS

Below average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB averaged 54.1% 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 0.78MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.73MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB is 34.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 43.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,727 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.2 Read 81.3 106
7.8 Write 43.7 100
19.3 Mixed 42.2 55.9
33.4 SusWrite 78.1 105
45.1% 61.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.73 0.8
0.7 4K Write 1.56 2
0.36 4K Mixed 0.78 1
146% 1.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
357GB free
Firmware: 0701
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 103 101 100 103 100 MB/s
Read 102
Write 91.3
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 101
64% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
391GB free
Firmware: SD15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 101 100 101 101 99 MB/s
Read 103
Write 13.2
Mixed 49.2
SusWrite 100
49% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: SD1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 100 101 102 100 101 MB/s
Read 85.5
Write 14.8
Mixed 54.8
SusWrite 99.9
47% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.2 MB/s
286GB free
Firmware: SD81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 88 89 91 89 MB/s
Read 85.7
Write 84.5
Mixed 47.3
SusWrite 90.1
56% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
236GB free
Firmware: SD04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 66 67 66 66 MB/s
Read 72.8
Write 72
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 66
47% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.11 500GB Builds (Compare 1,963 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus P5Q

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $65

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