Average Bench: 59.3% (200th of 1015)

more Based on 355,819 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 40.6% 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

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 55.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.23MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 355,819 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.1 Read 108 153
42.1 Write 100 134
29 Mixed 55.6 70
42.1 SusWrite 98.5 137
66.4% 90.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.64 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.23 1.9
0.4 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
132% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
458GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 160 167 167 167 167 MB/s
Read 168
Write 68.1
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 158
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
453GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 131 131 132 132 132 MB/s
Read 127
Write 122
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 131
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
314GB free
Firmware: HP74
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 117 119 120 119 119 MB/s
Read 125
Write 121
Mixed 65.3
SusWrite 118
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 109 115 117 119 121 MB/s
Read 125
Write 125
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 112
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC65
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 87 109 117 94 115 MB/s
Read 114
Write 118
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 105
71% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
133GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 78 81 81 82 81 MB/s
Read 111
Write 103
Mixed 58
SusWrite 80.7
65% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
145% 0.87 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 55 67 85 74 64 MB/s
Read 108
Write 111
Mixed 52.1
SusWrite 67.3
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 63 29 51 89 93 MB/s
Read 92.3
Write 85
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 62.6
53% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.73 MB/s
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 65%
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Workstation 2%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $254

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14 months ago.

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


Good

15 months ago.

IS GOOD!!


Excellent

17 days 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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