Average Bench: 54.5% (262nd of 1015)

Based on 27,020 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31500341AS, ST315003 ST31500341AS, ST315003 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB averaged 45.5% 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 0.84MB/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 37.9%. 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 53.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,020 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.6 Read 97.1 124
45 Write 94.7 123
38.9 Mixed 53.1 62.3
50.5 SusWrite 92.6 123
61.9% 84.4 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 0.84 1
149% 1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 118 122 123 123 MB/s
Read 122
Write 120
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 121
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
304GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 114 117 117 117 117 MB/s
Read 120
Write 117
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 116
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 116 114 117 117 116 MB/s
Read 112
Write 110
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 116
73% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 76 67 80 83 80 MB/s
Read 116
Write 99.1
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 73.2
64% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
387GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 62 61 65 68 71 MB/s
Read 118
Write 106
Mixed 53.3
SusWrite 65
63% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 116 116 115 116 MB/s
Read 48.6
Write 113
Mixed 47.4
SusWrite 115
59% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
576GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 71
Write 72.2
Mixed 48
SusWrite 74.6
49% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB Builds (Compare 5,418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $297

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