Average Bench: 75.8% (90th of 983)

more Based on 648 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000VN000-1H4168, ST4000VN000-2AH1, ST4000VN000-2AH166, ST4000VN 000-1H4168, ST4000VN000-1H41, ST4000VN 000-2AH166, ST4000VN ST4000VN000-1H41

Good average bench

The Seagate NAS HDD 4TB averaged 24.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate NAS HDD 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 138MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 117MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate NAS HDD 4TB is 42.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate NAS HDD 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.18MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.56MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 648 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.2 Read 138 172
83.4 Write 127 163
68.8 Mixed 117 148
95.4% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.32 4K Read 0.56 0.74
0.81 4K Write 1.48 1.93
0.12 4K Mixed 0.18 0.28
70.6% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 163
Mixed 91.5
104% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.26
88% 0.91 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 136
Write 131
Mixed 139
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.12
60% 0.68 MB/s
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 Prices

OutletPCUS $136.541 month ago.
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Typical NAS HDD 4TB Builds (Compare 1,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,086

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