Average Bench: 68.1% (147th of 1010)

Based on 5,595 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DM004-2CV104, ST4000DM004-2CV1, ST4000DM ST4000DM004-2CV1, ST4000DM 004-2CV104

Above average average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017) averaged 31.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.97MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.47MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017) is 53.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 63.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 92.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,595 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.2 Read 92.3 149
64.8 Write 122 155
26 Mixed 63.2 75.4
74.9 SusWrite 144 182
77.1% 105 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.47 5.51
0.5 4K Write 3.97 5.5
0 4K Mixed 0.55 0.9
195% 1.99 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 175 174 173 174 169 MB/s
Read 133
Write 160
Mixed 118
SusWrite 173
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.7
314% 2.73 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 168 176 170 174 181 MB/s
Read 106
Write 129
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 174
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.6
213% 2.3 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 173 176 175 178 177 MB/s
Read 90
Write 154
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 174
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.8
247% 2.4 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 172 174 168 172 178 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 112
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 173
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.6
207% 2.27 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 164 176 178 179 177 MB/s
Read 45.5
Write 136
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 170
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.6
205% 2.23 MB/s
493GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 93 97 99 100 100 MB/s
Read 117
Write 100
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 97.6
68% 93 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.5
196% 2.23 MB/s
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 Prices

EbayUS $8118 mins
NeweggUS $1003 hrs
AmazonUS $10213 mins
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Typical Barracuda 4TB (2017) Builds (Compare 10,887 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
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Desktop
Desktop 124%
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Workstation
Workstation 114%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,484

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