Average Bench: 49.5% (313th of 1015)

Based on 15,632 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3320613AS, ST332061 ST3320613AS, ST332061 3AS

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST3320613AS 320GB averaged 50.5% 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 0.66MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.53MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST3320613AS 320GB is 42.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST3320613AS 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 47.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 76.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,632 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.1 Read 88.9 118
19.2 Write 76.1 113
30.1 Mixed 47.2 57.3
25.4 SusWrite 83.6 118
54.2% 73.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.53 0.6
0.7 4K Write 1.09 1.6
0.4 4K Mixed 0.66 0.8
116% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
156GB free
Firmware: CC2F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 103 103 102 103 102 MB/s
Read 110
Write 109
Mixed 49.9
SusWrite 102
68% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
253GB free
Firmware: CC2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 96 95 100 101 101 MB/s
Read 93.4
Write 96.5
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 97.4
61% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
178GB free
Firmware: CC2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 91 87 86 88 MB/s
Read 92.3
Write 93.5
Mixed 48.3
SusWrite 88.7
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: SD22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 89 89 91 92 91 MB/s
Read 69.7
Write 18.2
Mixed 41.3
SusWrite 89.9
40% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: CC2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 74 73 73 74 73 MB/s
Read 82.6
Write 89.3
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 73.2
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SD23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 79 80 79 33 18 MB/s
Read 66.9
Write 91.9
Mixed 33.5
SusWrite 58.1
46% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.63 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 66 45 18 20 21 MB/s
Read 75.2
Write 73
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 36.4
42% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
131% 0.77 MB/s
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AmazonUS $3023 months
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Typical ST3320613AS 320GB Builds (Compare 46,269 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $331

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