Average Bench: 28.3% (786th of 1015)

Based on 15,242 user benchmarks.  Models: ST380815AS, ST380815 ST380815AS, ST380815 AS

Very poor average bench

The Seagate ST380815AS 80GB averaged 71.6% 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 0.66MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.27MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST380815AS 80GB is 33.4%. 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 33.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 42.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,242 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.6 Read 52.4 73.8
12.3 Write 42.8 70.9
10.9 Mixed 33.4 44.1
15.1 SusWrite 46 73.7
32.2% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.55 0.7
0.3 4K Write 1.27 1.7
0.2 4K Mixed 0.66 0.9
120% 0.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
72GB free
Firmware: 4.AD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 75 75 75 73 MB/s
Read 73.1
Write 74.2
Mixed 43
SusWrite 74.9
49% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4.ADA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 42 50 47 51 65 MB/s
Read 69.9
Write 68.6
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 51.5
43% 58.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: 3.ADA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 45 46 45 45 45 MB/s
Read 54
Write 50.7
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 45.2
35% 47.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 17 32 38 39 MB/s
Read 63.8
Write 49.7
Mixed 36.9
SusWrite 28.9
33% 44.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 38 5.3 7.6 22 29 MB/s
Read 62.3
Write 16.5
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 24.4
26% 35 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 1 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4.AAB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 44 55 57 59 37 MB/s
Read 24.7
Write 42
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 49.3
25% 33.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 30 34 52 40 32 MB/s
Read 11.2
Write 26
Mixed 11
SusWrite 34.2
15% 20.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
60% 0.37 MB/s
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Typical ST380815AS 80GB Builds (Compare 996 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq dc7900 Small Form Factor

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $107

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