Average Bench: 53.2% (268th of 1015)

Based on 19,123 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1500DL003-9VT16L, ST1500DL003-9VT1, ST1500DL ST1500DL003-9VT1, Seagate ST1500DL003-9VT1, ST1500DL 003-9VT16L

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB averaged 46.8% 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 0.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB is 40.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 53.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.13MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,123 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.1 Read 94 124
40.8 Write 92.5 123
25.1 Mixed 53.5 66
42.4 SusWrite 91.4 123
60.8% 82.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.13 1.3
0.4 4K Mixed 0.69 0.9
123% 0.82 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: CC3C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 125 123 127 124 127 MB/s
Read 134
Write 138
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 125
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 118 114 119 115 118 MB/s
Read 115
Write 122
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 114
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 76 108 119 121 123 MB/s
Read 121
Write 106
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 106
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 103 113 104 115 110 MB/s
Read 105
Write 109
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 110
71% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
139% 0.83 MB/s
689GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 106 105 106 106 108 MB/s
Read 108
Write 117
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 106
73% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
434GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 85 86 86 86 MB/s
Read 108
Write 98.5
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 85.3
67% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.87 MB/s
475GB free
Firmware: HP16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 85 84 88 84 86 MB/s
Read 100
Write 100
Mixed 54.6
SusWrite 85.3
62% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.77 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 52 63 76 89 89 MB/s
Read 96.9
Write 75.8
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 70.3
55% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
139% 0.8 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda Green 1.5TB Builds (Compare 1,147 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Medionpc MS-7728

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $533

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