Average Bench: 32.7% (683rd of 1010)

more Based on 3,140 user benchmarks.  Models: ST320LT020-9YG142, ST320LT020-9YG1, ST320LT0 ST320LT020-9YG14, ST320LT020-9YG14, ST320LT0 20-9YG142, ST320LT0 ST320LT020-9YG1

Poor average bench

The Seagate Momentus Thin 5400 2.5" 320GB averaged 67.3% 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 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.39MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400 2.5" 320GB is 40.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400 2.5" 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 36.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 54.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,140 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.45 Read 59.1 88.3
14.1 Write 55.9 84.6
12.4 Mixed 36.9 49.5
17.1 SusWrite 54.8 87.2
38% 51.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.39 0.5
0.4 4K Write 0.78 1.1
0.2 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
85.5% 0.55 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
264GB free
Firmware: 0010SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 90 84 88 88 MB/s
Read 89.3
Write 59.8
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 88.4
52% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
85% 0.53 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 68 61 72 66 66 MB/s
Read 64.3
Write 68.5
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 63.4
44% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 26 47 52 35 44 MB/s
Read 71.3
Write 39.7
Mixed 24
SusWrite 39.1
32% 43.5 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
48% 0.2 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003DEM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 18 16 22 23 21 MB/s
Read 69
Write 71
Mixed 40
SusWrite 19.1
37% 49.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
111% 0.7 MB/s
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Typical Momentus Thin 5400 2.5" 320GB Builds (Compare 7,321 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $218

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