Average Bench: 89.5% (36th of 1010)

Based on 95 user benchmarks.  Models: ST5000DM002-1XY17X, ST5000DM002-1XY1, ST5000DM 002-1XY17X

Very good average bench

The Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) averaged just 10.4% 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. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.42MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 163MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) is 50%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 132MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 125MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 95 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 Read 163 211
94.4 Write 149 197
48 Mixed 125 177
10.8 SusWrite 132 210
105% 142 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.35 4K Read 0.85 1.4
1.03 4K Write 2 2.49
0.23 4K Mixed 0.42 1.02
120% 1.09 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
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 197 196 198 195 197 MB/s
Read 200
Write 200
Mixed 92.2
SusWrite 196
126% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.57 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 126 128 128 128 MB/s
Read 194
Write 169
Mixed 91.9
SusWrite 127
107% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.5 MB/s
377GB free
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 167 166 167 167 168 MB/s
Read 146
Write 111
Mixed 104
SusWrite 167
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
205% 1.4 MB/s
2.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 16 18 37 94 77 MB/s
Read 48
Write 77.7
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 48.3
41% 55.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
4TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.5 11 10 8.4 13 14 MB/s
Read 26.5
Write 88.8
Mixed 51
SusWrite 10.8
33% 44.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical Desktop HDD 5TB (2015) Builds (Compare 6,154 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $516

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