Average Bench: 50.3% (309th of 1015)

more Based on 8,001 user benchmarks.  Models: ST750LX003-1AC154, ST750LX0 ST750LX003-1AC15, ST750LX0 ST750LX003-1AC1, ST750LX0 03-1AC154, ST750LX003-1AC15, ST750LX003-1AC15G

Average average bench

The Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB averaged 49.6% 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 0.66MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB is 30.4%. 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 62.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 84.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,001 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.1 Read 90.5 116
45.7 Write 86.4 113
36.8 Mixed 62.8 77
52.7 SusWrite 84.8 110
59.8% 81.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.62 0.8
1.1 4K Write 1.5 1.7
0.4 4K Mixed 0.66 0.8
127% 0.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
530GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 90 93 93 93 92 MB/s
Read 96.5
Write 94.5
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 92
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
530GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 90 92 94 92 MB/s
Read 94.8
Write 96.8
Mixed 70.4
SusWrite 91.7
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.87 MB/s
271GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 93 100 97 98 96 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 85.2
Mixed 63
SusWrite 97.6
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 72 72 73 72 73 MB/s
Read 80.5
Write 77.1
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 72.3
52% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 78 72 79 73 84 MB/s
Read 78.1
Write 67.8
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 74.6
46% 63.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
62% 0.5 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 70 73 72 72 73 MB/s
Read 78.2
Write 71.6
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 72.3
52% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 56 62 65 62 68 MB/s
Read 65.8
Write 56.5
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 61
41% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
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Typical Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB Builds (Compare 425 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
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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