Average Bench: 53.3% (278th of 1010)

more Based on 7,640 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 46.6% 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 Read Speed 0.59MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB is 58.4%. 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 87.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,640 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.2 Read 98.8 133
22.2 Write 94.2 129
21.1 Mixed 50.4 65.7
30.4 SusWrite 87.1 131
60.5% 82.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.59 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.2 1.9
0.3 4K Mixed 0.7 0.9
125% 0.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 94 102 109 117 117 MB/s
Read 120
Write 115
Mixed 61.1
SusWrite 104
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 75 75 80 83 87 MB/s
Read 108
Write 110
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 78.8
66% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
148% 0.87 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 75 79 80 80 75 MB/s
Read 88.8
Write 99.8
Mixed 59
SusWrite 75.8
60% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 62 63 66 66 70 MB/s
Read 98.3
Write 100
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 64.8
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 40 63 73 86 91 MB/s
Read 93
Write 94
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 65.4
56% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.77 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 42 32 26 16 28 MB/s
Read 52.2
Write 36.4
Mixed 14.3
SusWrite 29
24% 33 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
51% 0.33 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 13 14 15 13 13 MB/s
Read 2.3
Write 7.5
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 13.4
6% 7.67 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.13 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 250GB Builds (Compare 6,835 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $212

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