Average Bench: 49.3% (318th of 1015)

Based on 5,509 user benchmarks.  Models: ST750LX003-1AC154, ST750LX0 ST750LX003-1AC15, ST750LX0 ST750LX003-1AC1, ST750LX0 03-1AC154, ST750LX003-1AC15

Below average average bench

The Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB averaged 50.7% 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 1.47MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB is 33.8%. 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 61MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,509 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.6 Read 89.3 117
49.9 Write 85.4 113
33 Mixed 61 77.1
47 SusWrite 82.3 110
58.6% 79.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.61 0.8
0.5 4K Write 1.47 1.7
0.3 4K Mixed 0.66 0.8
126% 0.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
549GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 90 89 88 90 88 MB/s
Read 101
Write 98
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 88.1
66% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 75 70 74 73 72 MB/s
Read 95.2
Write 93.7
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 72.2
61% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
502GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 73 79 77 75 79 MB/s
Read 86.6
Write 72
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 74.6
56% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 89 75 87 84 MB/s
Read 75.7
Write 82.2
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 83.3
56% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 50 64 70 64 65 MB/s
Read 96.8
Write 94.2
Mixed 69.4
SusWrite 61.4
60% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 64 61 61 62 64 MB/s
Read 67
Write 75.5
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 60.8
45% 61.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 66 65 65 67 64 MB/s
Read 55.6
Write 63.9
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 65.1
44% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
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