Average Bench: 27.4% (810th of 1015)

Based on 534 user benchmarks.  Models: ST9200420AS, ST920042 0AS, ST920042 0ASG, ST920042 ST9200420AS, ST9200420ASG

Very poor average bench

The Seagate Momentus 2.5" 200GB averaged 72.5% 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 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.54MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus 2.5" 200GB is just 18.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Momentus 2.5" 200GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 37.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 44.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 534 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.6 Read 49.8 64.5
21.2 Write 47.1 59.6
17 Mixed 37.1 55.1
19.8 SusWrite 44.2 57.4
32.9% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.11 4K Read 0.54 0.7
0.32 4K Write 1 1.4
0.14 4K Mixed 0.48 0.8
94% 0.67 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2GB free
Firmware: 3.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.4 30 37 33 38 32 MB/s
Read 99.9
Write 13.3
Mixed 17.2
SusWrite 29.9
29% 40.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
71% 0.57 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: 3.AHC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 51 53 52 54 54 MB/s
Read 62.8
Write 47.4
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 52.7
38% 50.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
109% 0.83 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: 3.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 55 54 55 54 54 MB/s
Read 57
Write 54.3
Mixed 39
SusWrite 54.3
38% 51.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.87 MB/s
186GB free
Firmware: 3.ADC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 43 45 45 47 47 MB/s
Read 61.5
Write 47.4
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 45.6
36% 48.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.73 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: 3.AHC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 48 48 47 48 46 MB/s
Read 44.4
Write 47.5
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 47.3
32% 43.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.8 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: 3.ADC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 50 48 48 50 49 MB/s
Read 42.9
Write 49.2
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 48.5
31% 42.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
92% 0.57 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: 3.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 49 48 49 49 50 MB/s
Read 41.5
Write 44
Mixed 33.4
SusWrite 48.8
31% 41.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.77 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: 3.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 42 41 40 41 MB/s
Read 41
Write 45.2
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 40.9
30% 39.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.77 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 27 41 33 37 31 MB/s
Read 41.2
Write 45
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 32.9
28% 37.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
72% 0.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,415,977 HDDs tested

Typical Momentus 2.5" 200GB Builds (Compare 25 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Studio 1735

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $27

Popular Momentus 2.5" 200GB systems:

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