Average Bench: 49.4% (320th of 1010)

more Based on 1,245 user benchmarks.  Models: ST320DM000-1BD14C, ST320DM0 00-1BD14C, ST320DM000-1BD14, ST320DM0 00-1BC14C, ST320DM0 ST320DM000-1BC14, ST320DM000-1BC14C, ST320DM0 ST320DM000-1BD14

Below average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 320GB averaged 50.5% 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 0.63MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.32MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 320GB is 29.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 55.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 79.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,245 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.5 Read 89 114
47.3 Write 86.6 110
22 Mixed 55.9 95.7
38.9 SusWrite 79.5 111
57.2% 77.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.26 4K Read 0.57 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.32 4.61
0.24 4K Mixed 0.63 1
118% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 92 99 102 98 104 MB/s
Read 104
Write 100
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 94.8
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
213GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 95 95 95 94 MB/s
Read 87
Write 89.5
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 94.3
58% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
244GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 76 87 82 89 90 MB/s
Read 89.3
Write 78
Mixed 47
SusWrite 81.3
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 78 89 88 87 84 MB/s
Read 83.2
Write 71.7
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 84.1
53% 72.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
273GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 89 104 83 99 100 MB/s
Read 62.9
Write 49.2
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 95.9
43% 59.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
135% 0.8 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 26 40 45 54 56 MB/s
Read 77.3
Write 71.3
Mixed 55.5
SusWrite 42.2
46% 61.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
154% 1.07 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 60 47 69 80 80 MB/s
Read 36.8
Write 54
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 62.4
34% 46.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.9
129% 0.7 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 30 37 44 51 41 MB/s
Read 16
Write 3.8
Mixed 14.3
SusWrite 33.8
12% 17 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
32% 0.2 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 320GB Builds (Compare 1,369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock B75 Pro3-M - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $275

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