Average Bench: 34.7% (604th of 1015)

Based on 23,422 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3320620AS, ST3320620A, ST332062 ST3320620AS, ST332062 0A, ST332062 0AS

Poor average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB averaged 65.2% 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 0.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.47MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB is 21%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 39.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 48.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,422 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.2 Read 61.3 76.2
22.2 Write 48.8 75.2
26.7 Mixed 39.4 46.5
33.6 SusWrite 59.4 76.7
38.5% 52.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.63 0.7
0.8 4K Write 1.47 2
0.5 4K Mixed 0.69 0.9
130% 0.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
319GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 0 0 MB/s
Read 128
Write 70.8
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 32.4
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.47 MB/s
298GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 79 78 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 76
Write 79.5
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 78.8
52% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
292GB free
Firmware: 3.ADJ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 72 72 73 74 73 MB/s
Read 74
Write 66
Mixed 46
SusWrite 72.9
48% 64.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 50 51 52 52 51 MB/s
Read 72.3
Write 56.5
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 51.2
41% 55.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: .3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 55 50 54 52 54 MB/s
Read 58
Write 57.5
Mixed 38.7
SusWrite 53.2
38% 51.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 54 54 54 55 54 MB/s
Read 52.7
Write 29.2
Mixed 39
SusWrite 54.1
32% 43.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 18 34 29 31 34 MB/s
Read 72.5
Write 63.3
Mixed 44
SusWrite 27.9
38% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 48 49 49 49 49 MB/s
Read 42.5
Write 28
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 48.7
29% 38.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.10 320GB Builds (Compare 60,172 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $409

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