Average Bench: 28.1% (794th of 1015)

Based on 1,727 user benchmarks.  Models: ST380215AS, ST380215 ST380215AS, ST380215 AS

Very poor average bench

The Seagate ST380215AS 80GB averaged 71.9% 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 0.71MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.26MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST380215AS 80GB is 33.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST380215AS 80GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 31.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 28.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,727 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.3 Read 52.1 73.1
8.3 Write 31.4 66.2
10.5 Mixed 28.2 38.9
12.7 SusWrite 45.4 73.1
28.9% 39.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.54 0.7
0.3 4K Write 1.26 1.7
0.2 4K Mixed 0.71 0.9
125% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
62GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 68 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Read 71.7
Write 11.7
Mixed 32
SusWrite 69.4
34% 46.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 49 45 50 49 49 MB/s
Read 58.2
Write 11.2
Mixed 25
SusWrite 48.2
26% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 49 49 51 51 51 MB/s
Read 46.5
Write 9.2
Mixed 13.8
SusWrite 50
22% 29.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
149% 0.93 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 25 38 43 48 51 MB/s
Read 56.6
Write 48
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 39.9
32% 43.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.77 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 36 36 37 37 MB/s
Read 54.5
Write 10.8
Mixed 23.7
SusWrite 36.3
23% 31.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 44 28 35 30 53 MB/s
Read 22
Write 57.2
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 35.1
27% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.3
84% 0.77 MB/s
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AmazonUS $4515 months
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Typical ST380215AS 80GB Builds (Compare 50,553 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 33%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $414

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