Average Bench: 53.8% (267th of 1015)

Based on 25,019 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31500341AS, ST315003 ST31500341AS, ST315003 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB averaged 46.1% 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 0.82MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.66MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB is 44%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 51.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 92.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,019 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.9 Read 94.9 123
37.3 Write 92.6 121
25 Mixed 51.6 62.2
43.8 SusWrite 92.6 124
60.8% 82.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.66 0.8
0.8 4K Write 1.43 1.8
0.44 4K Mixed 0.82 1
145% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
663GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 75 107 108 105 107 MB/s
Read 112
Write 42.4
Mixed 51
SusWrite 101
56% 76.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
571GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 99 97 98 96 MB/s
Read 100
Write 100
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 96.6
65% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 75 71 67 66 MB/s
Read 109
Write 106
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 71.3
64% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: CC4G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 77 77 72 79 79 MB/s
Read 74.5
Write 78.8
Mixed 45.8
SusWrite 76
50% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
676GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 31 77 87 80 98 MB/s
Read 77.5
Write 84.5
Mixed 40
SusWrite 66.6
49% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
36% 0.23 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 67 66 66 67 67 MB/s
Read 75.3
Write 67.5
Mixed 45.8
SusWrite 66.3
47% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
130GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 61 62 62 64 60 MB/s
Read 79.4
Write 75.7
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 61.9
48% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
130GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 62 63 63 62 MB/s
Read 73.8
Write 76.2
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 62.6
48% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB Builds (Compare 4,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $377

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