Average Bench: 58.5% (206th of 1015)

more Based on 486,465 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 41.5% 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 56.7%. 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 55.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.23MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 486,465 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.5 Read 106 164
36.4 Write 98.4 133
26.8 Mixed 55.3 71.7
35.2 SusWrite 97.9 139
65.5% 89.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.63 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.23 2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 1
130% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
464GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 142 143 143 143 133 MB/s
Read 136
Write 130
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 138
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 134 135 135 135 135 MB/s
Read 127
Write 115
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 134
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC63
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 104 132 132 139 93 MB/s
Read 140
Write 146
Mixed 70.4
SusWrite 119
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
289GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 124 118 143 82 30 MB/s
Read 160
Write 162
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 95.5
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 103 104 104 103 MB/s
Read 98.4
Write 95.8
Mixed 48.1
SusWrite 103
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 102 104 104 104 104 MB/s
Read 96.3
Write 96.5
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 102
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 41,219 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%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $326

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2 years ago.

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


Good

9 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

12 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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