Average Bench: 58% (214th of 1015)

more Based on 465,974 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, ST500DM002-1BD1, 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 41.9% 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 0.62MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 50.9%. 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 54.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.22MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 465,974 samples)
Min Avg Max
30.9 Read 105 139
41.7 Write 99.7 132
24.9 Mixed 54.7 67.8
38.3 SusWrite 97.1 133
65.3% 89.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.62 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.22 1.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
129% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
396GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 131 133 132 132 132 MB/s
Read 130
Write 123
Mixed 63.9
SusWrite 131
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
416GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 127 128 128 127 128 MB/s
Read 134
Write 128
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 127
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: KC66
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 126 126 126 125 MB/s
Read 124
Write 116
Mixed 65.1
SusWrite 126
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
282GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 97 100 98 102 101 MB/s
Read 118
Write 94.6
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 98.4
62% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 0.5
203% 2.53 MB/s
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 109 109 119 110 111 MB/s
Read 105
Write 105
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 112
71% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 72 74 72 80 75 MB/s
Read 107
Write 100
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 72.6
63% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
148% 0.87 MB/s
288GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 66 66 66 66 67 MB/s
Read 107
Write 87.8
Mixed 54.4
SusWrite 65.6
58% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
130% 0.8 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 33,475 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: $329

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21 months ago.

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


Good

3 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

22 months ago.

IS GOOD!!


Excellent

7 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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