Average Bench: 56.3% (240th of 1015)

Based on 33,181 user benchmarks.  Models: ST31500341AS, ST315003 ST31500341AS, ST315003 41AS

Average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB averaged 43.6% 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 0.85MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.69MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB is 36.4%. 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 53.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 96.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,181 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.3 Read 100 125
47.5 Write 96.4 123
39 Mixed 53.8 62.2
50.3 SusWrite 96.2 124
63.5% 86.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.69 0.8
0.9 4K Write 1.46 1.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.85 1
150% 1 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: 121 123 122 123 124 124 MB/s
Read 118
Write 122
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 123
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC4G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 119 116 118 120 119 MB/s
Read 116
Write 108
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 118
73% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC4G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 112 110 106 113 113 MB/s
Read 107
Write 112
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 111
70% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 100 100 100 103 103 MB/s
Read 116
Write 117
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 101
72% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 96 93 97 98 98 MB/s
Read 115
Write 108
Mixed 57.9
SusWrite 95
69% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 0.97 MB/s
655GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 97 96 96 96 MB/s
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 53.4
SusWrite 95.6
64% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
261GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 81 81 81 79 80 MB/s
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 58
SusWrite 80.1
64% 86.8 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 1,750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $493

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