Average Bench: 42% (482nd of 1015)

Based on 11,734 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3250410AS, ST325041 0AS, ST325041 ST3250410AS

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST3250410AS 250GB averaged 57.9% 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 0.78MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.64MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST3250410AS 250GB is 34.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST3250410AS 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 42.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 63.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,734 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.9 Read 76.1 97.6
25.1 Write 63.5 91.5
22.3 Mixed 42.4 50.3
31.4 SusWrite 70.3 97.1
46.3% 63.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.64 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.09 1.4
0.4 4K Mixed 0.78 0.9
133% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
232GB free
Firmware: 4.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 99 99 99 99 MB/s
Read 99.5
Write 74.2
Mixed 51.3
SusWrite 99.2
59% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: 4.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 76 79 79 80 79 MB/s
Read 86.5
Write 63.3
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 78.8
51% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 83 83 85 MB/s
Read 71
Write 49.2
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 83.3
45% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 59 70 76 76 81 MB/s
Read 73.5
Write 66
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 70.7
45% 61.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 48 58 67 61 62 MB/s
Read 72.8
Write 75.3
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 57.4
43% 59.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: 3.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 63 63 64 63 64 MB/s
Read 66
Write 49.5
Mixed 40
SusWrite 63
40% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 66 69 66 67 61 MB/s
Read 53.8
Write 76.7
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 65.2
40% 54.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.7
102% 0.5 MB/s
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Typical ST3250410AS 250GB Builds (Compare 1,161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: HP xw4600 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $65

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