Average Bench: 57% (225th of 1015)

more Based on 494,568 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 43.0% 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 0.63MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 58.4%. 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 54.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 494,568 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.8 Read 104 141
36.8 Write 96.9 132
23.9 Mixed 54.6 68.9
27.4 SusWrite 94.5 137
64.1% 87.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.63 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.26 1.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.72 0.9
130% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 126 126 125 127 126 MB/s
Read 125
Write 120
Mixed 56.6
SusWrite 122
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
255GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 95 108 110 109 107 MB/s
Read 113
Write 112
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 101
66% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 113 113 112 113 111 MB/s
Read 105
Write 106
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 105
67% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 80 92 101 102 97 MB/s
Read 107
Write 107
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 93.8
66% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
148% 0.87 MB/s
210GB free
Firmware: FJK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 103 103 103 104 103 MB/s
Read 81
Write 80.6
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 103
57% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.73 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 88 89 89 89 88 MB/s
Read 88.9
Write 72.8
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 87.7
57% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.77 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 73 89 105 106 91 MB/s
Read 73.2
Write 83.2
Mixed 48.9
SusWrite 89.2
54% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.73 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC66
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 68 57 65 40 64 MB/s
Read 101
Write 98.7
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 58.8
59% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
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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: $327

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2 years ago.

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


Good

11 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

15 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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