Average Bench: 58.9% (205th of 1015)

more Based on 235,810 user benchmarks.  Models: ST500DM002-1BD142, ST500DM002-1ER14C, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1SB10, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BD14, ST500DM002-1ER14, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BC14, ST500DM0 02, ST500DM0 ST500DM002-1BD1, ST500DM0 02-9YN14C, 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 41.1% 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

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 53.5%. 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 54.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.25MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 235,810 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 Read 107 145
33 Write 101 134
25.4 Mixed 54.5 68.6
42.5 SusWrite 98.5 135
66% 90.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.63 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.25 2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
131% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
338GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 200 198 196 197 198 MB/s
Read 200
Write 171
Mixed 91.9
SusWrite 198
121% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 138 139 139 140 140 MB/s
Read 137
Write 132
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 139
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
362GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 114 116 116 116 117 MB/s
Read 115
Write 109
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 116
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP74
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 78 86 94 98 94 MB/s
Read 107
Write 107
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 86.8
66% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.77 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 60 50 60 77 73 MB/s
Read 122
Write 119
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 61.1
64% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 97 100 97 95 97 MB/s
Read 68.3
Write 67.6
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 97
51% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
387GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 88 86 87 88 87 MB/s
Read 73.2
Write 74.8
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 84.2
47% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 6.7
4K Mixed 0.4
194% 2.57 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP74
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 53 43 48 58 75 MB/s
Read 85
Write 68.7
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 54
49% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.63 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 21 20 19 7.5 13 MB/s
Read 11.9
Write 20.7
Mixed 11
SusWrite 15.2
11% 14.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
32% 0.2 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 6,534 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $293

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2 months ago.

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


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