Average Bench: 58.4% (203rd 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, ST500DM002-1BD14, 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.

Strengths

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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.21MB/s
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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 Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
331GB free
Firmware: FJK3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 110 111 112 112 111 MB/s
Read 128
Write 112
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 111
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 105 109 122 106 MB/s
Read 115
Write 106
Mixed 49.8
SusWrite 109
69% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 101 108 103 103 107 MB/s
Read 92.1
Write 104
Mixed 51.3
SusWrite 106
65% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 81 79 79 80 80 MB/s
Read 112
Write 109
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 79.5
66% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: HP74
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 102 104 107 107 108 MB/s
Read 86.8
Write 80.8
Mixed 38.7
SusWrite 104
56% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.73 MB/s
303GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP74
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 80 65 93 97 94 MB/s
Read 93.9
Write 90.1
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 83.9
60% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.63 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 16,833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $315

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4 months ago.

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


Good

2 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


Good

3 years ago.

IS GOOD!!


Excellent

2 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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