Average Bench: 53.3% (272nd of 1015)

Based on 14,202 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 46.7% 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 0.68MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB is 39.5%. 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 53.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 90.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,202 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.2 Read 94.9 125
48.8 Write 94.2 125
25.2 Mixed 53.1 67.3
47.2 SusWrite 90.8 124
61.1% 83.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.63 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.26 5.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.68 0.9
126% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: CC98
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 128 129 130 128 128 MB/s
Read 111
Write 111
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 125
69% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.57 MB/s
260GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 110 110 111 110 109 MB/s
Read 118
Write 123
Mixed 28.9
SusWrite 110
68% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6
4K Mixed 0.7
218% 2.47 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 113 113 114 114 MB/s
Read 115
Write 112
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 113
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
400GB free
Firmware: CC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 75 74 75 74 74 MB/s
Read 124
Write 118
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 73.9
69% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
148% 0.87 MB/s
401GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 89 85 87 85 MB/s
Read 77.2
Write 75.7
Mixed 45
SusWrite 86.5
52% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda Green 1.5TB Builds (Compare 819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Medionpc MS-7728

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $508

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