Average Bench: 54.2% (267th of 1015)

Based on 24,701 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31500341AS, ST315003 ST31500341AS, ST315003 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB averaged 45.8% 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 0.83MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.67MB/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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 52.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 92.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,701 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.2 Read 96.1 123
50.4 Write 93.5 122
38.7 Mixed 52.5 62
45.2 SusWrite 92.7 123
61.3% 83.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.67 0.8
0.9 4K Write 1.43 1.8
0.52 4K Mixed 0.83 1
146% 0.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 120 120 119 119 MB/s
Read 117
Write 106
Mixed 52
SusWrite 119
72% 98.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 92 94 101 98 103 MB/s
Read 114
Write 96.5
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 95.8
67% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.07 MB/s
711GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 106 106 105 106 MB/s
Read 94.3
Write 87.2
Mixed 52
SusWrite 104
62% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 30 58 101 116 105 MB/s
Read 112
Write 96
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 81.4
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: CC3H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 93 94 93 93 96 MB/s
Read 98
Write 104
Mixed 49.8
SusWrite 93.9
63% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
593GB free
Firmware: SD1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 92 94 93 92 MB/s
Read 91.2
Write 83.5
Mixed 43
SusWrite 92.5
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
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Typical Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB Builds (Compare 4,261 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $422

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