Average Bench: 55.3% (248th of 1015)

Based on 11,642 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 44.6% 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 0.71MB/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 37.8%. 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 54MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,642 samples)
Min Avg Max
57 Read 97.9 125
52.1 Write 96.3 124
28.9 Mixed 54 66.6
50.5 SusWrite 95 125
62.9% 85.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.64 0.8
0.7 4K Write 1.2 5.14
0.4 4K Mixed 0.71 0.9
127% 0.85 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
883GB free
Firmware: HP16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 93 89 91 94 88 MB/s
Read 116
Write 88
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 89.9
65% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 56 98 111 108 117 MB/s
Read 104
Write 93.8
Mixed 35.4
SusWrite 96.6
60% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
248GB free
Firmware: CC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 100 102 100 101 MB/s
Read 94.1
Write 92.9
Mixed 54.4
SusWrite 100
63% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
333GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 73 75 73 75 73 MB/s
Read 104
Write 108
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 73.8
64% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.83 MB/s
285GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 70 72 71 71 71 MB/s
Read 89.9
Write 98.1
Mixed 57
SusWrite 71.4
58% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.77 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: CC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 58 58 58 59 MB/s
Read 59.5
Write 55
Mixed 45.7
SusWrite 57.7
40% 54.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
99% 0.57 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda Green 1.5TB Builds (Compare 592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Medionpc MS-7728

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $400

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