Average Bench: 57.9% (213th of 1015)

more Based on 374,978 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, ST500DM002-1BD1, 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 42.1% 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 56.4%. 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 54.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 96.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 374,978 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.5 Read 105 144
34.1 Write 98.3 134
20 Mixed 54.1 69.2
37.4 SusWrite 96.5 138
64.8% 88.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.62 0.7
0.6 4K Write 1.25 2
0.3 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%
399GB free
Firmware: HP74
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 131 130 130 132 133 MB/s
Read 118
Write 75.5
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 131
71% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 123 115 123 124 109 MB/s
Read 120
Write 121
Mixed 54
SusWrite 120
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 48 103 104 111 116 MB/s
Read 124
Write 119
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 93.9
73% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
148% 0.87 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: KC66
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 93 94 93 91 MB/s
Read 99.1
Write 113
Mixed 49.1
SusWrite 92.4
65% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.73 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC66
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 80 103 105 103 101 MB/s
Read 90.6
Write 101
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 95.1
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.73 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: KC65
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 86 86 84 73 77 MB/s
Read 79.4
Write 76.7
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 81.5
53% 72.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.73 MB/s
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 83 97 27 35 31 MB/s
Read 59.5
Write 74.1
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 61.5
46% 62.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 21,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $325

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15 months ago.

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


Good

16 months ago.

IS GOOD!!


Excellent

1 month 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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