Average Bench: 36.3% (572nd of 1015)

Based on 2 user benchmarks.  Model: Maxtor 7B300S0
Poor: 36%Average: 36.3% Great: 37%

Poor average bench

The Maxtor 7B300S0 300GB averaged 63.7% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.25MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.35MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this HDD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 36.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 62.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2 samples)
Min Avg Max
62 Read 62.7 63.3
64 Write 64.4 64.8
36 Mixed 36.7 37.3
62.5 SusWrite 62.6 62.7
41.5% 56.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 0.7 0.7
4.1 4K Write 4.25 4.4
0.3 4K Mixed 0.35 0.4
147% 1.77 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
135GB free
Firmware: BANC1B70
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 63 63 63 61 MB/s
Read 63.3
Write 64
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 62.7
42% 56.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
144% 1.8 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: BANC1B70
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 62 63 63 63 61 MB/s
Read 62
Write 64.8
Mixed 36
SusWrite 62.5
41% 56.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.4
150% 1.73 MB/s

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