Average Bench: 35.3% (582nd of 1014)

Based on 4,246 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3360320AS, ST336032 0AS, ST336032 ST3360320AS

Poor average bench

The Seagate ST3360320AS 360GB averaged 64.7% 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 0.64MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.68MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST3360320AS 360GB is 22.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST3360320AS 360GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 39.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 46.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,246 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.4 Read 64.3 78.5
18 Write 46.9 75
27.5 Mixed 39.3 46
25.4 SusWrite 58.4 77.2
38.5% 52.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.64 0.7
1.1 4K Write 1.68 2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.64 0.9
129% 0.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
335GB free
Firmware: 3.AAM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 78 79 78 79 78 MB/s
Read 77.2
Write 46.1
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 78.3
45% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: 3.CHL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 69 69 69 68 68 MB/s
Read 71
Write 68.5
Mixed 40
SusWrite 68.5
46% 62 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
335GB free
Firmware: 3.CHN
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 59 59 59 60 60 MB/s
Read 79
Write 55.3
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 59.2
43% 58.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.9 MB/s
293GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 57 47 65 70 49 MB/s
Read 72.2
Write 68.4
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 55
40% 55 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
34% 0.23 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 37 40 55 55 56 MB/s
Read 67.5
Write 66.3
Mixed 40.8
SusWrite 47.8
41% 55.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: 3.AAM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 57 57 57 57 MB/s
Read 50.9
Write 23.9
Mixed 37.9
SusWrite 56.9
31% 42.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
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AmazonUS $7921 months
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Typical ST3360320AS 360GB Builds (Compare 343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $209

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