Average Bench: 36.3% (570th of 1015)

Based on 2,077 user benchmarks.  Models: ST9750423AS, ST975042 ST9750423AS, ST975042 3AS

Poor average bench

The Seagate ST9750423AS 750GB averaged 63.6% 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 0.47MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.39MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST9750423AS 750GB is 39.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST9750423AS 750GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 38.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.66MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,077 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.7 Read 65.1 89.5
15.1 Write 61.8 87.7
11.5 Mixed 38.9 49.5
21.2 SusWrite 61.6 88.2
41.8% 56.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.39 0.5
0.3 4K Write 0.66 1
0.1 4K Mixed 0.47 0.7
81.1% 0.51 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
699GB free
Firmware: 0001DEM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 95 94 94 94 94 MB/s
Read 91.7
Write 60.8
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 94
55% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.9 MB/s
698GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 84 86 85 85 MB/s
Read 92
Write 91.7
Mixed 40
SusWrite 84.5
56% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
94% 0.53 MB/s
570GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 75 76 76 76 MB/s
Read 75.2
Write 76.2
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 75.2
49% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
72% 0.47 MB/s
570GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 75 75 76 77 75 MB/s
Read 64.7
Write 47.8
Mixed 41.2
SusWrite 75.7
42% 57.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
83% 0.5 MB/s
518GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 40 55 64 68 69 MB/s
Read 74
Write 78.9
Mixed 47.6
SusWrite 56.7
47% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
72% 0.5 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 14 18 30 25 44 MB/s
Read 70.1
Write 63
Mixed 39.9
SusWrite 27.1
37% 50 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
61% 0.43 MB/s
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 24 39 55 57 56 MB/s
Read 37.5
Write 45.5
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 45.2
30% 40.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
53% 0.33 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 37 59 53 67 71 MB/s
Read 27.7
Write 52.3
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 52
29% 39.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
55% 0.37 MB/s
618GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 42 29 35 55 54 MB/s
Read 19
Write 32.3
Mixed 34
SusWrite 42.4
24% 31.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
59% 0.4 MB/s
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Typical ST9750423AS 750GB Builds (Compare 583 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Asus K73SV

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $231

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