Average Bench: 58.2% (215th of 1015)

more Based on 258,997 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 41.8% 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 0.74MB/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 46.1%. 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 54.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 258,997 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.2 Read 106 138
41 Write 99.3 132
26.9 Mixed 54.9 68
45.1 SusWrite 96.8 134
65.4% 89.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.64 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.2 1.83
0.4 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
131% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
363GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 113 120 119 117 120 MB/s
Read 120
Write 116
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 118
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 72 77 77 67 68 MB/s
Read 134
Write 113
Mixed 40.8
SusWrite 72.3
66% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 96 97 98 99 98 MB/s
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 97.8
65% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.77 MB/s
353GB free
Firmware: KC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 89 90 91 91 90 MB/s
Read 97.1
Write 101
Mixed 46.6
SusWrite 90.3
61% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 54 97 95 109 104 MB/s
Read 93.3
Write 100
Mixed 51.6
SusWrite 85.8
61% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
304GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 76 63 84 87 99 MB/s
Read 89.8
Write 75.4
Mixed 44.8
SusWrite 77.6
53% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.7 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 79 80 81 80 81 MB/s
Read 71
Write 74
Mixed 49
SusWrite 79.3
50% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.7 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 23 27 16 18 9.3 MB/s
Read 71.7
Write 117
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 18.2
46% 62.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.3
73% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 7,243 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $174

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4 months ago.

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


Good

19 days ago.

still rocks hard


Good

5 months ago.

IS GOOD!!


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