Average Bench: 47.5% (344th of 1015)

Based on 4,058 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3320813AS, ST332081 ST3320813AS

Below average average bench

The Seagate ST3320813AS 320GB averaged 52.5% 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 0.59MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.19MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST3320813AS 320GB is 48.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST3320813AS 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 46.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 68.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,058 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.5 Read 84.3 115
16 Write 68.9 111
18 Mixed 46.2 57.4
21.5 SusWrite 81.2 115
51.5% 70.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.5 0.6
0.6 4K Write 1.19 1.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.59 0.8
109% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
184GB free
Firmware: HP21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 100 96 87 105 105 MB/s
Read 216
Write 20.5
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 98.6
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: SD23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 72 72 73 74 75 MB/s
Read 154
Write 15.1
Mixed 47.4
SusWrite 73.4
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 90 86 105 108 109 MB/s
Read 97.8
Write 101
Mixed 54.4
SusWrite 94.7
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: CC2F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 94 95 94 94 MB/s
Read 63.6
Write 97.1
Mixed 51.8
SusWrite 93.9
56% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
97% 0.7 MB/s
263GB free
Firmware: CC2F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 68 59 65 59 54 MB/s
Read 59.2
Write 68
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 65.4
39% 53.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.1
44% 0.47 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,554,995 HDDs tested.

Typical ST3320813AS 320GB Builds (Compare 13,738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $319

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