Average Bench: 85.3% (60th of 1010)

Based on 6,607 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DM005-2DP166, ST4000DM ST4000DM005-2DP1, ST4000DM005-2DP1, ST4000DM 005-2DP166

Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) averaged just 14.7% 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. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.57MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 150MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) is 49.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 83MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,607 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.1 Read 150 185
80.9 Write 134 174
43.7 Mixed 83 141
80.3 SusWrite 150 188
94.9% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.64 0.75
1 4K Write 1.78 2.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.57 0.9
123% 1 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
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 182 180 183 181 181 MB/s
Read 190
Write 143
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 182
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 176 179 179 180 179 MB/s
Read 188
Write 171
Mixed 73
SusWrite 178
111% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 163 167 166 174 156 MB/s
Read 169
Write 140
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 164
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.17 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 173 170 169 161 169 MB/s
Read 155
Write 145
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 168
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 158 161 161 161 161 MB/s
Read 148
Write 134
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 159
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,118,389 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $130 @ launch in Sep '16
EbayUS $832 hrs
AmazonUS $1083 hrs
BHPhotoUS $11410 months
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Typical Barracuda 4TB (2016) Builds (Compare 11,740 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,075

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Versatile, fast, dependable. The fiercest drive you've ever met....

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Terrible

26 days ago.

slow


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