Average Bench: 75.1% (91st of 979)

more Based on 539 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 24.8% 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 136MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 115MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate NAS HDD 4TB is 40.9%. 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 539 samples)
Min Avg Max
93 Read 136 170
84.8 Write 125 158
67.7 Mixed 115 147
94.4% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 0.56 0.73
0.89 4K Write 1.47 1.86
0.12 4K Mixed 0.18 0.27
70.3% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 159
Write 152
Mixed 134
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.28
101% 1.02 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 157
Write 151
Mixed 138
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.29
101% 1.02 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 154
Write 132
Mixed 145
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.16
62% 0.68 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 145
Write 115
Mixed 125
97% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.21
75% 0.76 MB/s
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $887

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