Average Bench: 88.1% (37th of 984)

Based on 2,127 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DM005-2DP166, ST4000DM ST4000DM005-2DP1, ST4000DM005-2DP1, ST4000DM 005-2DP166

Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) averaged just 11.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 157MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 150MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) is 36.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.63MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.25MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,127 samples)
Min Avg Max
113 Read 157 183
107 Write 150 178
78.7 Mixed 123 151
107% 144 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.35 4K Read 0.63 0.75
0.99 4K Write 1.79 2.17
0.18 4K Mixed 0.25 0.29
86.7% 0.89 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 158
Write 158
Mixed 148
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.2
78% 0.82 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 141
Write 156
Mixed 110
101% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.29
101% 1.04 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 166
Write 130
Mixed 133
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.95 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 119
Mixed 117
96% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.23
93% 0.99 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 130
Write 130
Mixed 117
94% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.24
77% 0.77 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 130
Write 129
Mixed 105
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.28
95% 0.93 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 84.2
Write 136
Mixed 126
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.11
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.2
46% 0.45 MB/s
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Workstation 104%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $947

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