Average Bench: 55.4% (247th of 1015)

Based on 38,741 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31500341AS, ST315003 ST31500341AS, ST315003 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB averaged 44.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.83MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.68MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB is 37.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 53MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 94.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 38,741 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.4 Read 97.4 123
39.6 Write 94.7 121
37 Mixed 53 62.2
47.3 SusWrite 95.7 123
62.5% 85.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.68 0.8
0.9 4K Write 1.47 1.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.83 1
148% 1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
995GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 112 116 116 116 115 MB/s
Read 119
Write 108
Mixed 55.5
SusWrite 115
73% 99.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
995GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 111 116 115 116 117 MB/s
Read 114
Write 113
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 115
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 66 68 67 67 MB/s
Read 124
Write 124
Mixed 62
SusWrite 66.7
69% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC4G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 70 57 56 66 95 MB/s
Read 81
Write 50.5
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 69.7
46% 63 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,629,978 HDDs tested.


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Typical Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB Builds (Compare 3,491 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 26%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 22%

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $471

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