Average Bench: 29.9% (740th of 1015)

Based on 11,770 user benchmarks.  Models: ST380815AS, ST380815 ST380815AS, ST380815 AS

Very poor average bench

The Seagate ST380815AS 80GB averaged 70.1% 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 0.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.31MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST380815AS 80GB is 28.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate ST380815AS 80GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 34.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 44.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,770 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.2 Read 55.3 74.5
15.4 Write 44.5 70.3
15.3 Mixed 34.6 44.2
17.7 SusWrite 48.5 74
33.7% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.12 4K Read 0.58 0.7
0.4 4K Write 1.31 1.7
0.2 4K Mixed 0.7 0.9
126% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
74GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 74 75 74 75 73 MB/s
Read 73.2
Write 71.6
Mixed 42
SusWrite 73
48% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
35GB free
Firmware: 4.ADA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 68 69 69 69 68 MB/s
Read 68.2
Write 68.2
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 68.9
46% 62.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 4.ADA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 61 60 61 61 MB/s
Read 66.2
Write 66
Mixed 41.2
SusWrite 61
43% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.CHH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 47 55 56 60 57 MB/s
Read 59.3
Write 8.5
Mixed 38
SusWrite 49.7
29% 38.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.ADA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 30 38 40 35 33 MB/s
Read 54.2
Write 54.8
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 34.4
33% 44.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
11GB free
Firmware: 3.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 27 34 26 33 47 MB/s
Read 57.1
Write 56.7
Mixed 38.1
SusWrite 31.1
34% 45.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 46 49 49 51 49 MB/s
Read 40.1
Write 43.4
Mixed 31
SusWrite 46.1
30% 40.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
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Typical ST380815AS 80GB Builds (Compare 942 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 760

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $107

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