Average Bench: 57.1% (223rd of 1015)

more Based on 189,115 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 42.8% 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 52.1%. 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 53.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 95MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 189,115 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.8 Read 104 138
31.2 Write 98 132
24.9 Mixed 53.7 68.8
36.3 SusWrite 95 133
64.2% 87.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.62 0.7
0.68 4K Write 1.23 2
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%
427GB free
Firmware: KC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 135 136 138 138 135 MB/s
Read 138
Write 134
Mixed 64.4
SusWrite 137
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 98 100 100 100 99 MB/s
Read 108
Write 105
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 99.1
68% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 76 78 83 84 80 MB/s
Read 111
Write 111
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 78.4
66% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 44 69 68 68 69 MB/s
Read 96.9
Write 94.9
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 61.5
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.73 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC65
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 61 63 67 80 81 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 65.2
Mixed 45.2
SusWrite 71.1
48% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.7 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC66
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 13 40 64 83 96 MB/s
Read 93.7
Write 72.7
Mixed 45.8
SusWrite 56.5
49% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
111% 0.67 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 68 71 80 81 79 MB/s
Read 71.3
Write 80.8
Mixed 40
SusWrite 74
49% 66.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
98% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 5,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $242

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