Average Bench: 33.4% (645th of 1015)

more Based on 7,134 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 66.5% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.41MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Momentus Thin 5400 2.5" 320GB is 40.8%. 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 37.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 55.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,134 samples)
Min Avg Max
9 Read 61.2 88.3
14.6 Write 56.3 85
11.2 Mixed 37.9 50
15.4 SusWrite 55.4 88.3
38.8% 52.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.41 0.5
0.3 4K Write 0.74 1.1
0.1 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
86.8% 0.55 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
298GB free
Firmware: 0010SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 80 79 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 88.4
Write 62.3
Mixed 47.6
SusWrite 78.9
51% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.6 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 76 57 76 73 75 MB/s
Read 74.7
Write 80
Mixed 48.4
SusWrite 70.4
50% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 69 71 73 76 78 MB/s
Read 72.5
Write 71.5
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 69.3
47% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.53 MB/s
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 43 40 58 57 MB/s
Read 75.1
Write 60.7
Mixed 42.6
SusWrite 46.4
41% 56.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
96% 0.57 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: 0001HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 49 49 50 50 50 MB/s
Read 51.2
Write 53.7
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 47
36% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 24 18 19 24 18 MB/s
Read 50.3
Write 30.4
Mixed 21.4
SusWrite 20.1
22% 30.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
64% 0.37 MB/s
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Typical Momentus Thin 5400 2.5" 320GB Builds (Compare 5,479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $262

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