Average Bench: 41.9% (466th of 1015)

Based on 1,194 user benchmarks.  Model: SABRENT

Below average average bench

The SABRENT 500GB averaged 58.1% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.64MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SABRENT 500GB is 58.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SABRENT 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69.3MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,194 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.1 Read 72.8 126
21.3 Write 69.3 130
16.9 Mixed 42.2 75.1
20.4 SusWrite 72.9 126
47.2% 64.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.72 1.64
0.46 4K Write 1.64 4.84
0.2 4K Mixed 0.81 1.2
150% 1.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
103GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 124 125 125 126 126 MB/s
Read 119
Write 113
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 121
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.2 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 76 76 76 76 MB/s
Read 75.2
Write 72.8
Mixed 39.1
SusWrite 75.6
48% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,778,611 HDDs tested.

Typical SABRENT 500GB Builds (Compare 94,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 101%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,055

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