Average Bench: 29% (765th of 1015)

Based on 1,886 user benchmarks.  Models: ST380215AS, ST380215 ST380215AS, ST380215 AS

Very poor average bench

The Seagate ST380215AS 80GB averaged 70.9% 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 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.56MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST380215AS 80GB is 31.9%. 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 28.6MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 1,886 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.3 Read 54.6 73.5
8.3 Write 31.4 67.3
13.2 Mixed 28.6 39.1
12.9 SusWrite 46.3 73.4
29.6% 40.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.56 0.7
0.4 4K Write 1.26 1.6
0.2 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
128% 0.85 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
50GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 54 66 71 71 68 MB/s
Read 70
Write 11.8
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 66.7
33% 44.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 70 70 70 71 71 MB/s
Read 66
Write 12
Mixed 32
SusWrite 70.2
33% 45 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 52 51 51 50 50 MB/s
Read 71.1
Write 73.1
Mixed 40.4
SusWrite 50.8
43% 58.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
3GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 49 48 50 56 56 MB/s
Read 68.1
Write 11.2
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 51.5
29% 39.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 58 57 58 59 59 MB/s
Read 48.1
Write 9.5
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 57.9
26% 35.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: 4.AAB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 41.5
Write 8.3
Mixed 14.3
SusWrite 41.5
19% 26.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
1,886 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,992,572 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $452 years
Send price feedback
Typical ST380215AS 80GB Builds (Compare 27,442 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: 68% - Good Total price: $329

Popular ST380215AS 80GB systems:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2021 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1015 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $208Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $47
Intel Core i5-10600K $257Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10400F $161Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $40
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback