Average Bench: 54.2% (261st of 1015)

more Based on 13,101 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 45.7% 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 53.6%. 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 50.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 88.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,101 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.6 Read 101 133
24.5 Write 94.8 129
21.2 Mixed 50.7 66
30.4 SusWrite 88.1 132
61.2% 83.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.59 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.32 5.01
0.3 4K Mixed 0.7 0.9
127% 0.87 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: 122 127 129 130 130 130 MB/s
Read 130
Write 129
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 128
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 106 106 105 107 107 MB/s
Read 127
Write 124
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 107
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 99 111 107 109 115 MB/s
Read 110
Write 111
Mixed 58.1
SusWrite 105
70% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 83 89 92 91 92 MB/s
Read 105
Write 111
Mixed 53.4
SusWrite 90.3
66% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
121GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 113 114 107 57 6.9 MB/s
Read 78.5
Write 79.8
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 77.1
51% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.73 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 83 83 82 83 22 MB/s
Read 85.5
Write 66.5
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 64.3
48% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.7 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 65 33 17 22 7.6 MB/s
Read 121
Write 115
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 28.5
56% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 75 42 30 83 66 MB/s
Read 18.9
Write 91.7
Mixed 43.6
SusWrite 61
40% 53.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
28% 0.17 MB/s
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

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