Average Bench: 57.3% (220th of 1015)

more Based on 518,886 user benchmarks.  Models: ST500DM002-1BD142, ST500DM002-1ER14C, ST500DM0 02-142, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1SB10, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1ER14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BC14, ST500DM0 02, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BD1, ST500DM0 02-9YN14C, ST500DM002-1CH14, ST500DM002-1BD1, ST500DM0 02-1BD142, ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1BC14, ST500DM0 02-1ER14C, ST500DM002-1CH14C, ST500DM002-1BC142, Seagate ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1SB10A, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1ER14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-9YN14, ST500DM0 02-1CH14C, ST500DM002-9YN14C, ST500DM0 02-1BC142, ST500DM002-1SB10, ST500DM0 02-1SB10A, ST500DM002-9YN14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1CH14

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB averaged 42.6% 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 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 49.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 55.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 518,886 samples)
Min Avg Max
39 Read 102 142
41.1 Write 98 134
30.4 Mixed 55.5 68.8
41.5 SusWrite 97.8 136
64.8% 88.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.63 0.7
0.8 4K Write 1.2 1.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
129% 0.85 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
120GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 103 104 103 105 MB/s
Read 122
Write 126
Mixed 62.9
SusWrite 103
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
360GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 114 115 116 115 118 MB/s
Read 107
Write 110
Mixed 67
SusWrite 112
73% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
147GB free
Firmware: KC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 80 81 82 82 82 MB/s
Read 103
Write 99.4
Mixed 58
SusWrite 81.2
63% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
135% 0.8 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 95 94 95 93 95 MB/s
Read 87.9
Write 93.1
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 93.8
61% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
131% 0.77 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 52 96 80 99 59 MB/s
Read 99.7
Write 102
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 73.7
59% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
460GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 50 51 53 50 48 MB/s
Read 17.7
Write 50.7
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 50.2
26% 36 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
83% 0.53 MB/s
287GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC66
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 26 36 42 34 57 MB/s
Read 10.4
Write 1.5
Mixed 19.1
SusWrite 37
13% 17 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
66% 0.43 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 50,274 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $327

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3 months ago.

Read/write times are terrible. System is 2.5 yrs old


Good

16 months ago.

really solid good drive its not bad its one of the mid range for that low price this rocks and its fast not perfect :D


Good

2 years ago.

IS GOOD!!


Excellent

20 months ago.

es increíble la velocidad a que ofrece para un disco de su época, al día de hoy (10/09/2020) funciona correctamente y nunca me ha generado problema de ningún tipo


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