Average Bench: 57.4% (216th of 1010)

more Based on 156,509 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 0.63MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB is 47.1%. 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 53.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 95.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 156,509 samples)
Min Avg Max
43 Read 104 139
36.3 Write 98.3 134
25.1 Mixed 53.4 68.5
41.5 SusWrite 95.9 136
64.4% 88 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.63 0.7
0.68 4K Write 1.29 2
0.4 4K Mixed 0.73 1
131% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 70 90 151 134 146 MB/s
Read 157
Write 151
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 109
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
92% 0.7 MB/s
372GB free
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 121 125 126 126 125 MB/s
Read 125
Write 115
Mixed 66.9
SusWrite 124
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 114 115 114 115 115 MB/s
Read 113
Write 117
Mixed 64.4
SusWrite 114
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
290GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 106 99 100 105 108 MB/s
Read 105
Write 101
Mixed 62
SusWrite 103
68% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 98 103 101 96 104 MB/s
Read 94
Write 103
Mixed 49.2
SusWrite 97.3
63% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.87 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 88 90 90 90 90 MB/s
Read 94
Write 95.8
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 89.7
60% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.77 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 62 59 63 61 62 MB/s
Read 93.8
Write 88.2
Mixed 49
SusWrite 60.6
54% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
131% 0.77 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 4,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $265

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