Average Bench: 53.5% (264th of 1015)

Based on 20,329 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 46.4% 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 0.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.64MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB is 36.6%. 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 54.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.11MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,329 samples)
Min Avg Max
51 Read 92.3 122
54.7 Write 94.1 125
29.2 Mixed 54.9 66.7
48.8 SusWrite 94.2 125
61.6% 83.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.64 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.11 1.2
0.5 4K Mixed 0.7 0.9
125% 0.82 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free
Firmware: CC3C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 112 118 118 109 109 MB/s
Read 107
Write 118
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 114
73% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
135% 0.8 MB/s
514GB free
Firmware: CC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 97 98 99 98 MB/s
Read 121
Write 114
Mixed 51.1
SusWrite 97.7
70% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 0.87 MB/s
524GB free
Firmware: CC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 112 114 111 112 112 MB/s
Read 106
Write 103
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 112
70% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
889GB free
Firmware: CC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 109 105 110 109 MB/s
Read 99.6
Write 94.4
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 107
65% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.9
142% 0.8 MB/s
513GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 94 93 92 98 99 MB/s
Read 110
Write 59.7
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 95
59% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.63 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 98 97 98 98 MB/s
Read 102
Write 110
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 96.3
69% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
363GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 93 86 83 82 MB/s
Read 80
Write 48.9
Mixed 46
SusWrite 88
48% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
116% 0.67 MB/s
706GB free
Firmware: HP16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 93 94 89 97 89 MB/s
Read 62.8
Write 73
Mixed 48.8
SusWrite 91.9
51% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.77 MB/s
181GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 71 71 72 72 71 MB/s
Read 68.8
Write 66.8
Mixed 54.6
SusWrite 71.2
48% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
116% 0.67 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda Green 1.5TB Builds (Compare 1,416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Medionpc MS-7728

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $458

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