Average Bench: 58.2% (210th of 1010)

more Based on 183,304 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 41.7% 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 0.64MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 49.5%. 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 54MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 98.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 183,304 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.7 Read 105 137
32.4 Write 98.8 132
23.9 Mixed 54 67.8
37.8 SusWrite 98.3 134
65.1% 88.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.64 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.34 2.23
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 1
132% 0.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
743GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 230 233 234 235 234 MB/s
Read 241
Write 234
Mixed 53.9
SusWrite 233
138% 190 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
392GB free
Firmware: KC65
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 130 131 129 129 132 MB/s
Read 128
Write 119
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 130
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
354GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 117 119 120 120 121 MB/s
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 119
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 97 109 113 117 116 MB/s
Read 122
Write 124
Mixed 66.9
SusWrite 106
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
244GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 81 81 82 82 MB/s
Read 134
Write 127
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 82.8
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 92 97 101 93 84 MB/s
Read 122
Write 114
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 92
69% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 57 71 78 56 41 MB/s
Read 98
Write 86
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 57.3
51% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 25 19 38 53 56 MB/s
Read 88.4
Write 85.7
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 36.8
49% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.7 MB/s
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $284

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