Average Bench: 27.5% (806th of 1015)

Based on 14,013 user benchmarks.  Models: ST9320325AS, ST932032 5AS, ST932032 ST9320325AS

Very poor average bench

The Seagate ST9320325AS 320GB averaged 72.4% 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 0.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.91MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST9320325AS 320GB is 30.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST9320325AS 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 30MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 44.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,013 samples)
Min Avg Max
9 Read 51 71
12 Write 48.4 67.7
11.1 Mixed 30 38.4
15 SusWrite 44.7 68.7
32% 43.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.4 4K Write 0.91 1.3
0.2 4K Mixed 0.52 0.7
92% 0.61 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 51 43 57 64 63 MB/s
Read 63.7
Write 61.1
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 52.8
40% 53.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 59 53 60 62 60 MB/s
Read 57.4
Write 54.7
Mixed 33.3
SusWrite 57.5
37% 50.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.7 MB/s
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 29 12 18 42 47 MB/s
Read 66
Write 45.2
Mixed 32.3
SusWrite 29.7
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 36 36 36 36 MB/s
Read 54.7
Write 51.7
Mixed 33.5
SusWrite 36
32% 44 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.77 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 39 36 42 31 48 MB/s
Read 33.9
Write 37.9
Mixed 16.2
SusWrite 35.7
23% 30.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 0.43 MB/s
231GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 17 12 7.3 12 11 MB/s
Read 47.5
Write 20.5
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 13.7
18% 25 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
82% 0.47 MB/s
241GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 21 23 20 21 21 MB/s
Read 38.1
Write 34.4
Mixed 18
SusWrite 20.7
20% 27.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical ST9320325AS 320GB Builds (Compare 359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Asus K52F

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $234

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