Average Bench: 85.1% (47th of 984)

Based on 164 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000VX007-2DT166, ST4000VX 007-2DT166, ST4000VX ST4000VX007-2DT1, ST4000VX007-2DT1

Very good average bench

The Seagate ST4000VX007-2DT166 4TB averaged just 14.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate ST4000VX007-2DT166 4TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 150MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 146MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate ST4000VX007-2DT166 4TB is 41.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate ST4000VX007-2DT166 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 164 samples)
Min Avg Max
95.6 Read 150 184
92 Write 146 175
79.1 Mixed 124 156
105% 140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 0.65 0.78
0.46 4K Write 1.73 2.17
0.19 4K Mixed 0.26 0.3
87.7% 0.88 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: CV11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 178
Write 174
Mixed 142
123% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.27
94% 0.92 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CV11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 155
Write 171
Mixed 146
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.22
85% 0.94 MB/s
570GB free
Firmware: CV11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 166
Write 160
Mixed 156
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.22
79% 0.83 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CV11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 157
Write 155
Mixed 162
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.21
84% 0.91 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,164,537 HDDs tested.

Typical ST4000VX007-2DT166 4TB Builds (Compare 2,376 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 106%
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 79%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X99 GAMING - $310

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,360

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