Average Bench: 86.1% (44th of 984)

Based on 4,350 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DM005-2DP166, ST4000DM ST4000DM005-2DP1, ST4000DM005-2DP1, ST4000DM 005-2DP166

Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) averaged just 13.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 154MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 147MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) is 37.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.61MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.24MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,350 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 154 181
103 Write 147 180
77 Mixed 121 152
105% 141 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.61 0.74
1.05 4K Write 1.74 2.14
0.17 4K Mixed 0.24 0.29
84.5% 0.86 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 185
Write 168
Mixed 125
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.24
91% 0.97 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 173
Write 167
Mixed 134
118% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.96 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 156
Write 160
Mixed 130
111% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.28
99% 1.02 MB/s
832GB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 126
Write 106
Mixed 124
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.28
92% 0.87 MB/s
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Desktop 102%
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Workstation 103%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,190

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