SeagateST1000DM010
HGST0S03664

Release date: Q3 2016.

Release date: Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 93,849 user samples
91,527 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% 931GB free
Worst Bench: 58% 247GB free
Poor: 58% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 23rd / 1010
2,322 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% 3.5TB free
Worst Bench: 50% 480GB free
Poor: 50% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 117th / 1010
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
92.7 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
73.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
166 MB/s Faster read speed.
+29%
129 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
147 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+15%
128 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.81 MB/s 0.93 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+15%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.5 MB/s 1.94 MB/s Faster random write.
+29%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
75.7 MB/s +4% 72.8 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.73 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+49%
0.49 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
157 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+25%
126 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
203 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+22%
167 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
193 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+20%
161 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1 MB/s 1.15 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+15%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.8 MB/s 2.3 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+28%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
86.5 MB/s 160 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+85%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+12%
0.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
199 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+24%
161 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 11,250,268 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.99 % Insanely higher market share.
+14,850%
0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
59.2 % +5% 56.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
102 % Much more popular.
+67%
61 %
Price
Price (score)
$45 Much cheaper.
+70%
$150
Age
Newest
24 Months Much more recent.
+58%
57 Months
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 4TB
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The 1TB Seagate Barracuda 2016 (ST1000DM010) has an impressive performance profile. With Sequential read/writes averaging 173 and 159 MBps respectively, the Barracuda can make short work of even moderately large backups. The small file (4K) performance profile is less impressive but still adequate with average read/writes coming in at 0.87 and 1.53 MBps respectively. For use as OS drives, rotational disks are quickly loosing market share to SSDs which offer orders of magnitude faster 4k read/write speeds. On the other hand cheap TLC based SSDs often have slower sustained write speeds than their rotational counterparts. Reasonably good overall performance can be achieved by using a TLC SSD to host the OS and a larger rotational drive such as the Barracuda for backups and media files. Larger capacity variants of this drive offer both better performance and better value for money. [Feb '17 HDrivePro]

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The HGST Deskstar NAS is one of the few NAS drives to feature a 7,200 RPM rotational speed. This relatively high rotational speed helps the 4TB Deskstar NAS achieve a 4k read/write speed of 1.14/2.2 MB/s. 1.14 MB/s is actually the highest 4K read speed I have seen to date on a 4TB drive. In terms of sequential read/write speeds the Deskstar NAS clocked in at 161/144 MB/s which are also a reasonable set of scores. Overall the Deskstar NAS scored an effective speed of 116 MB/s which despite being 14% below the group leaders, is still second place for a 4TB capacity drive. With 4TB of capacity and an above average performance profile the HGST Deskstar NAS represents very good value for money. [Mar '14 HDrivePro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

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