Average Bench: 35.7% (581st of 1015)

Based on 522 user benchmarks.  Models: ST9160411ASG, ST9160411AS, ST916041 ST9160411AS, ST916041 1ASG, ST916041 1AS

Poor average bench

The Seagate ST9160411ASG 160GB averaged 64.2% 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 0.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.15MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST9160411ASG 160GB is 27%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST9160411ASG 160GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 52.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 45.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 522 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.2 Read 64.2 81.7
29.3 Write 63.6 81.3
21.4 Mixed 45.9 75
20.9 SusWrite 52.1 77.4
41.7% 56.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.13 4K Read 0.48 0.69
0.43 4K Write 1.15 1.5
0.15 4K Mixed 0.47 0.8
93.9% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free
Firmware: LV14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 85 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 84.3
Write 82.8
Mixed 47
SusWrite 84.5
55% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DE14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 74 71 73 74 72 MB/s
Read 78.6
Write 79.4
Mixed 45.7
SusWrite 70.7
50% 68.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP86
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 51 44 40 63 63 MB/s
Read 80
Write 78.2
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 53
47% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DE14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 45 38 48 45 47 MB/s
Read 68.2
Write 73.9
Mixed 41.7
SusWrite 44.8
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 36 61 67 72 75 MB/s
Read 19.9
Write 13.4
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 56.5
21% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
92% 0.57 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DE17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 26 37 28 36 34 MB/s
Read 34.6
Write 46.5
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 31
26% 35.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.7 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 26 19 11 16 22 MB/s
Read 17.7
Write 26
Mixed 11.8
SusWrite 19.7
14% 18.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
51% 0.33 MB/s
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Typical ST9160411ASG 160GB Builds (Compare 1,350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 26% - Poor Total price: $64

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