Average Bench: 34% (623rd of 1015)

Based on 29,007 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3320620AS, ST3320620A, ST332062 ST3320620AS, ST332062 0A, ST332062 0AS

Poor average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB averaged 66.0% 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 0.67MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.45MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB is 23.9%. 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 39.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 48.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,007 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.2 Read 60.4 74.7
20 Write 48.2 72.9
24.4 Mixed 39.5 46.9
19.5 SusWrite 57.8 76.9
38% 51.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.61 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.45 1.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.67 0.9
127% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
280GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 80 80 80 80 MB/s
Read 77
Write 55.9
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 79.7
48% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
298GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 76 77 78 78 78 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 48.7
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 76.8
44% 59.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 1 MB/s
298GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 73 73 76 76 76 MB/s
Read 70.6
Write 52.9
Mixed 41.9
SusWrite 74.7
44% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
114% 0.97 MB/s
199GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 71 72 69 72 72 MB/s
Read 70.7
Write 66.3
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 70.7
47% 64.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
122% 1.07 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: 3.ADG
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 50 49 50 50 50 MB/s
Read 59
Write 56
Mixed 40
SusWrite 49.7
38% 51.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 53 53 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 46.1
Write 25.1
Mixed 33.5
SusWrite 52.9
29% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.9 MB/s
3GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 57 54 45 26 55 MB/s
Read 46
Write 41.5
Mixed 33
SusWrite 49.3
31% 42.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.3
76% 0.73 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 47 48 48 48 48 MB/s
Read 43.5
Write 26.4
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 47.1
28% 37.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.10 320GB Builds (Compare 36,971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $332

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