Average Bench: 94.6% (13th of 979)

Based on 2,385 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000DM010-2EP102, ST1000DM010-2EP1, ST1000DM ST1000DM010-2EP1

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) averaged just 5.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 171MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 159MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) is 36%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.28MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,385 samples)
Min Avg Max
132 Read 171 198
120 Write 159 185
88.1 Mixed 135 162
116% 155 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.85 1.05
0.83 4K Write 1.52 1.77
0.19 4K Mixed 0.28 0.34
95.1% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 209
Write 200
Mixed 152
140% 187 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.27
106% 1.01 MB/s
795GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 201
Write 195
Mixed 158
138% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.31
106% 0.99 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 195
Write 192
Mixed 166
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.37
114% 1.01 MB/s
924GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 182
Write 171
Mixed 143
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.31
107% 0.99 MB/s
860GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 185
Write 161
Mixed 146
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.34
108% 0.99 MB/s
854GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 187
Write 156
Mixed 147
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.29
98% 0.89 MB/s
830GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 168
Write 154
Mixed 55
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.29
94% 0.86 MB/s
892GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 171
Write 148
Mixed 121
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 0.74
4K Mixed 0.22
69% 0.57 MB/s
862GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 150
Mixed 138
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.24
56% 0.51 MB/s
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Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,027

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