Average Bench: 56.7% (225th of 1015)

more Based on 226,910 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 43.3% 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 0.62MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 51.9%. 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 53.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 226,910 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.7 Read 104 137
29.7 Write 97.5 131
22.5 Mixed 53.5 68.9
42.7 SusWrite 94 132
63.8% 87.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.62 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.25 2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.72 0.98
129% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 124 121 128 130 132 MB/s
Read 142
Write 144
Mixed 69
SusWrite 127
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
448GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 100 111 116 110 112 MB/s
Read 129
Write 127
Mixed 49.6
SusWrite 107
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 122 121 122 122 122 MB/s
Read 114
Write 111
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 122
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.27 MB/s
268GB free
Firmware: HP74
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 109 110 111 111 110 MB/s
Read 122
Write 114
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 109
72% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 85 94 92 102 105 MB/s
Read 106
Write 108
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 94.1
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 0.87 MB/s
292GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 95 93 92 92 93 MB/s
Read 100
Write 102
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 91.1
59% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.5
197% 2.47 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 84 92 96 96 97 MB/s
Read 101
Write 99
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 89.9
64% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.8 MB/s
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 26 20 53 70 69 MB/s
Read 108
Write 122
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 41.9
59% 80.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
235GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 36 36 37 36 37 MB/s
Read 112
Write 111
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 36.6
58% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $283

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9 days ago.

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


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30 days ago.

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