Average Bench: 90.9% (28th of 1002)

Based on 80 user benchmarks.  Models: ST5000DM002-1XY17X, ST5000DM 002-1XY17X

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) averaged just 9.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.34MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) is 46.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.79MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 152MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 80 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 165 210
103 Write 152 197
69.3 Mixed 134 179
113% 150 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.79 1.23
1.04 4K Write 2.02 2.48
0.22 4K Mixed 0.34 0.45
108% 1.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 199
Write 199
Mixed 176
144% 191 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.47
144% 1.35 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 176
Write 130
Mixed 42.1
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.34
97% 0.78 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 162
Write 131
Mixed 146
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.31
120% 1.14 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 120
Write 164
Mixed 109
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.34
96% 0.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC48
4KALIGNED
Read 133
Write 115
Mixed 96.5
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.06
4K Write 0.68
4K Mixed 0.29
47% 0.34 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 124
Write 119
Mixed 114
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.12
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.31
115% 1.09 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,708,546 HDDs tested.

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Typical Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) Builds (Compare 21,212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 93%
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Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

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