Average Bench: 39.8% (522nd of 1015)

Based on 6,705 user benchmarks.  Models: ST9250410AS, ST925041 ST9250410AS, ST925041 0AS

Poor average bench

The Seagate ST9250410AS 250GB averaged 60.2% 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 0.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.53MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST9250410AS 250GB is 43.3%. 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 41MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 65.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,705 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.4 Read 72.6 99
18.9 Write 69.2 95.1
15.9 Mixed 41 51.7
21 SusWrite 65.8 99.3
45.6% 62.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.53 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.17 1.5
0.2 4K Mixed 0.69 0.9
120% 0.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
92GB free
Firmware: 0006HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 62 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Read 94.2
Write 92.6
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 62.5
55% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: 0002SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 72 73 74 74 74 MB/s
Read 80.7
Write 70.9
Mixed 47.2
SusWrite 72.7
50% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D005
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 65 66 65 73 74 MB/s
Read 76.7
Write 59
Mixed 39.9
SusWrite 67.9
45% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: 0006HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 70 71 71 71 70 MB/s
Read 71.5
Write 56.6
Mixed 40
SusWrite 70.4
44% 59.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.7 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D005SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 33 49 49 47 49 MB/s
Read 48.6
Write 30.4
Mixed 34.8
SusWrite 42.6
29% 39.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D005SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 32 38 38 43 43 MB/s
Read 52.5
Write 52.4
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 37.9
34% 45.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D005SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 29 34 39 40 41 MB/s
Read 45.9
Write 49.1
Mixed 17.2
SusWrite 34
27% 36.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical ST9250410AS 250GB Builds (Compare 1,042 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 8440p

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $102

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