Average Bench: 38.9% (533rd of 1015)

Based on 7 user benchmarks.  Model: ST350063 0NS Q
Poor: 31%Average: 38.9% Great: 43%

Poor average bench

The Seagate ST350063 0NS Q 500GB averaged 61.0% 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 0.43MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.57MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST350063 0NS Q 500GB is just 11.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST350063 0NS Q 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 52MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 66.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.2 Read 66.9 74.7
56.5 Write 69.2 75.3
42 Mixed 63.8 75.3
52 SusWrite 52 52
46.9% 63 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.28 4K Read 0.57 0.71
0.8 4K Write 1.12 1.3
0.18 4K Mixed 0.43 0.9
92.2% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
231GB free
Firmware: 3.BT Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 74.7
Write 73.6
Mixed 75.3
56% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.41
96% 0.78 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: 3.BT Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 71.4
Write 75.3
Mixed 67.5
54% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.42
95% 0.72 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: 3.BT Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 71.1
Write 74.2
Mixed 68
54% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.41
97% 0.76 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: 3.BT Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 70.1
Write 73.9
Mixed 71.1
54% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.37
83% 0.66 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.BTJ Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 69.9
Mixed 60.5
50% 66.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.18
46% 0.42 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: 3.BT
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 51 55 47 54 53 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 56.5
Mixed 42
SusWrite 52
40% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.BT Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 48.2
Write 61.2
Mixed 61.9
43% 57.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.32
75% 0.62 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,346,176 HDDs tested.

Typical ST350063 0NS Q 500GB Builds (Compare 8,172 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $353

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