Average Bench: 55.5% (245th of 1015)

Based on 30,774 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.

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 34.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 52.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,774 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.2 Read 98.5 124
50.9 Write 95.5 123
37 Mixed 52.7 62.3
52.7 SusWrite 94.7 124
62.5% 85.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.68 0.8
0.8 4K Write 1.46 1.8
0.6 4K Mixed 0.84 1
148% 0.99 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: 125 125 125 125 124 125 MB/s
Read 126
Write 124
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 125
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
823GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 117 116 118 118 115 MB/s
Read 93.5
Write 93.8
Mixed 55
SusWrite 116
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
774GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 115 115 113 114 MB/s
Read 81.5
Write 80.7
Mixed 54.9
SusWrite 114
61% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
292GB free
Firmware: CC4G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 60 61 59 61 61 MB/s
Read 91.3
Write 92
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 60
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,213,242 HDDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB Builds (Compare 6,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $298

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