Average Bench: 57.5% (220th of 1015)

more Based on 323,117 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 42.5% 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 0.62MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 51.2%. 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 54.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.18MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 323,117 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.9 Read 106 151
33.3 Write 98.7 138
25.7 Mixed 54.2 70
39.6 SusWrite 94.9 135
64.7% 88.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.62 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.18 1.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 0.9
129% 0.84 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
225GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 123 124 124 125 125 MB/s
Read 118
Write 108
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 124
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 123 122 121 123 MB/s
Read 116
Write 112
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 122
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
333GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 117 118 118 118 118 MB/s
Read 115
Write 111
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 115
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
142GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 118 118 117 118 119 MB/s
Read 96.8
Write 100
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 118
68% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 41 51 53 106 110 MB/s
Read 123
Write 126
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 73.9
70% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
417GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 92 59 69 103 119 MB/s
Read 83.2
Write 100
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 87.3
59% 80 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
79% 0.47 MB/s
373GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 33 17 36 60 59 MB/s
Read 111
Write 106
Mixed 47.6
SusWrite 42
56% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.3 7.2 8.9 12 15 11 MB/s
Read 9.8
Write 18.8
Mixed 6.5
SusWrite 10.3
8% 11.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.1 MB/s
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $227

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10 months ago.

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


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11 months ago.

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