Average Bench: 89.8% (28th of 984)

Based on 37 user benchmarks.  Models: ST5000DM002-1XY17X, ST5000DM 002-1XY17X

Very good average bench

The Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) averaged just 10.2% 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 164MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.01MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) is 45.2%. 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 149MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37 samples)
Min Avg Max
99.4 Read 164 206
32.4 Write 149 198
31.6 Mixed 133 185
111% 149 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.15 4K Read 0.76 1.3
0.81 4K Write 2.01 2.49
0.13 4K Mixed 0.33 0.44
106% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 186
Mixed 179
133% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.43
126% 1.23 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 167
Write 174
Mixed 180
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.39
122% 1.22 MB/s
345GB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 176
Write 136
Mixed 107
104% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.27
93% 0.96 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 159
Write 133
Mixed 82.4
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.28
81% 0.82 MB/s
554GB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 147
Write 133
Mixed 77.1
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.29
98% 0.98 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 137
Write 112
Mixed 129
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.2
60% 0.63 MB/s
367GB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 135
Write 102
Mixed 68.9
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.26
81% 0.82 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 125
Write 109
Mixed 79
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.34
128% 1.23 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

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