Average Bench: 54.1% (264th of 1010)

more Based on 11,687 user benchmarks.  Models: ST250DM000-1BD141, ST250DM000-1BD14, ST250DM000-1SB10, ST250DM000-1BC141, ST250DM000-1BC14, ST250DM0 ST250DM000-1BC14, ST250DM0 ST250DM000-1BD14, ST250DM0 00-1BD141, ST250DM0 00-1BC141, ST250DM000-1SB10B

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB averaged 45.9% 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 0.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.36MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB is 54%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 89.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,687 samples)
Min Avg Max
18 Read 98.9 133
26.1 Write 93.3 128
18.7 Mixed 50.4 66
36.3 SusWrite 89.5 131
60.8% 83 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.6 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.36 5.4
0.3 4K Mixed 0.7 0.9
128% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
233GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 130 132 130 131 131 MB/s
Read 128
Write 127
Mixed 66
SusWrite 131
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 117 117 120 119 118 MB/s
Read 118
Write 114
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 116
69% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 0.7
226% 2.6 MB/s
133GB free
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 111 110 110 110 111 MB/s
Read 124
Write 122
Mixed 63
SusWrite 111
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 98 101 105 110 101 MB/s
Read 110
Write 82.9
Mixed 49.6
SusWrite 101
63% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 123 109 49 56 56 MB/s
Read 111
Write 108
Mixed 61.1
SusWrite 86.1
67% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 81 81 82 81 81 MB/s
Read 102
Write 91.3
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 81
58% 79.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.77 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 60 64 100 100 99 MB/s
Read 102
Write 107
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 79.5
62% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.7 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 82 72 71 58 45 MB/s
Read 81.2
Write 85.8
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 68.3
49% 67 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6.6
4K Mixed 0.4
196% 2.57 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 55 34 67 58 75 MB/s
Read 87.3
Write 88.1
Mixed 47.6
SusWrite 56.3
51% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 250GB Builds (Compare 10,579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $214

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