Average Bench: 49.2% (317th of 1015)

more Based on 7,241 user benchmarks.  Models: ST750LX003-1AC154, ST750LX0 ST750LX003-1AC15, ST750LX0 ST750LX003-1AC1, ST750LX0 03-1AC154, ST750LX003-1AC15, ST750LX003-1AC15G

Below average average bench

The Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB averaged 50.8% 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 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.49MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB is 31.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 61.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 80.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,241 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.8 Read 87.1 114
41.4 Write 80.4 110
32.9 Mixed 61.3 77
50.6 SusWrite 84.2 110
57.7% 78.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.62 0.8
0.6 4K Write 1.49 1.7
0.39 4K Mixed 0.65 0.8
126% 0.92 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
621GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 113 111 113 113 MB/s
Read 107
Write 88.6
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 111
70% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
613GB free
Firmware: HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 106 108 107 105 110 MB/s
Read 104
Write 88.4
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 106
69% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 86 85 85 86 87 MB/s
Read 116
Write 97.3
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 86
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
279GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 92 88 92 93 94 MB/s
Read 105
Write 111
Mixed 79.9
SusWrite 92.2
72% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
199GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 94 97 97 97 96 MB/s
Read 89.3
Write 59.8
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 94.3
57% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 81 82 81 82 82 MB/s
Read 81.5
Write 80.5
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 80.7
56% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
314GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 91 91 91 91 91 MB/s
Read 73.1
Write 45.9
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 88.9
49% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
216GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 81 85 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 74.4
Write 83.5
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 84
55% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
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Typical Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB Builds (Compare 549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Asus G75VX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $420

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