Average Bench: 59.4% (198th of 1015)

more Based on 419,650 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 40.5% 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 0.74MB/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 49.4%. 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 56.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.11MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 419,650 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.7 Read 108 148
43.2 Write 101 133
31.6 Mixed 56.3 69.5
41.8 SusWrite 99.5 136
66.7% 91.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.64 0.7
0.7 4K Write 1.11 1.6
0.41 4K Mixed 0.74 0.9
130% 0.83 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
449GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 137 137 138 137 137 MB/s
Read 126
Write 124
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 137
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: HP74
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 123 125 126 124 126 MB/s
Read 115
Write 112
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 124
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
365GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 117 117 119 116 118 MB/s
Read 98.7
Write 64.5
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 117
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 35 96 103 108 109 MB/s
Read 123
Write 118
Mixed 60.1
SusWrite 89.6
72% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FJK3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 103 103 98 93 85 MB/s
Read 109
Write 104
Mixed 62
SusWrite 98.1
69% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: HPH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 141 71 48 67 101 MB/s
Read 34
Write 35.1
Mixed 40.8
SusWrite 94.6
38% 51.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
120% 0.73 MB/s
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 37 67 94 109 96 MB/s
Read 45.9
Write 96
Mixed 54.8
SusWrite 79.8
51% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,052,951 HDDs tested.

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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 500GB Builds (Compare 27,588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $329

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18 months ago.

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


Good

21 days ago.

really solid good drive its not bad its one of the mid range for that low price this rocks and its fast not perfect :D


Good

19 months ago.

IS GOOD!!


Excellent

4 months 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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