Average Bench: 38.3% (542nd of 1015)

Based on 5,080 user benchmarks.  Models: ST9250410AS, ST925041 ST9250410AS, ST925041 0AS

Poor average bench

The Seagate ST9250410AS 250GB averaged 61.6% 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 0.67MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.52MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST9250410AS 250GB is 45.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST9250410AS 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 63.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,080 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.2 Read 70.1 99
14.4 Write 67.4 96.2
12.7 Mixed 39.8 51.2
20.9 SusWrite 63.4 97.7
44.2% 60.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.52 0.7
0.5 4K Write 1.16 1.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.67 0.9
118% 0.79 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
206GB free
Firmware: 0002SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 97 96 98 98 97 MB/s
Read 96.3
Write 81.7
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 96.8
58% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: D005SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 72 72 72 73 73 MB/s
Read 88
Write 79
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 72.8
52% 71.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 78 69 78 83 84 MB/s
Read 70.8
Write 79.5
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 76.9
50% 68.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 46 47 43 47 53 MB/s
Read 56.5
Write 58.3
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 46
35% 47.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
72% 0.5 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0006HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 15 3.6 5.5 5.2 5.9 MB/s
Read 90.2
Write 91.9
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 11.3
44% 59.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.77 MB/s
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AmazonUS $4219 months
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Typical ST9250410AS 250GB Builds (Compare 2,418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 30%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 8440p

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $70

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