Average Bench: 58.4% (204th of 1015)

more Based on 574,344 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, ST500DM002-1ER164, ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1BC14, ST500DM0 02-1ER14C, ST500DM002-1CH14C, ST500DM002-1BC142, ST500DM002-1ET162, 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 41.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 60.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.21MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 574,344 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.3 Read 104 164
36.6 Write 99.3 132
26.2 Mixed 56.3 72.1
38 SusWrite 99.2 146
65.8% 89.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.63 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.21 1.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.72 0.9
129% 0.85 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
405GB free
Firmware: KC67
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 126 126 125 125 126 MB/s
Read 120
Write 127
Mixed 64.1
SusWrite 125
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
356GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 114 115 115 114 116 MB/s
Read 118
Write 118
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 115
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
299GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 119 120 119 119 120 MB/s
Read 113
Write 82.2
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 119
69% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 87 87 87 87 MB/s
Read 122
Write 121
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 86.5
73% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
193GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 102 103 104 103 MB/s
Read 102
Write 99.8
Mixed 60.1
SusWrite 103
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 82 81 83 80 MB/s
Read 118
Write 118
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 81
70% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 45 46 44 45 46 MB/s
Read 129
Write 40
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 44.9
46% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
74% 0.47 MB/s
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21 months ago.

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


8 months ago.

Died on me after solid 13 years of use.


3 years 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


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3 years 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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