Average Bench: 87.5% (38th of 984)

Based on 3,171 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DM005-2DP166, ST4000DM ST4000DM005-2DP1, ST4000DM005-2DP1, ST4000DM 005-2DP166

Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) averaged just 12.4% 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 156MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 149MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) is 36.7%. 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 3,171 samples)
Min Avg Max
110 Read 156 183
105 Write 149 177
79.1 Mixed 124 151
107% 143 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.35 4K Read 0.61 0.74
1.02 4K Write 1.77 2.16
0.18 4K Mixed 0.24 0.29
84.8% 0.87 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 168
Write 160
Mixed 141
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.94 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 161
Write 163
Mixed 149
118% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.19
80% 0.85 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 157
Write 157
Mixed 120
108% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.26
97% 1 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 153
Write 154
Mixed 123
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.27
95% 0.95 MB/s
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Desktop 103%
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Workstation 104%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,123

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