Average Bench: 56.2% (238th of 984)

Based on 451 user benchmarks.  Models: ST1000DM000-9TS15E, ST1000DM 000-9TS15E, ST1000DM000-9TS1, ST1000DM ST1000DM000-9TS1

Average average bench

The Seagate Desktop HDD 1TB (2013) averaged 43.8% 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 Mixed IO Speed 0.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.46MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop HDD 1TB (2013) is 30.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop HDD 1TB (2013) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 82.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 97.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 451 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.6 Read 98.5 124
66.8 Write 97.2 123
30.9 Mixed 82.7 116
69.6% 92.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.34 4K Read 0.61 0.85
1.05 4K Write 1.46 1.79
0.24 4K Mixed 0.4 0.54
96.7% 0.82 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: CC93 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 112
Write 118
Mixed 110
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.54
124% 1.02 MB/s
890GB free
Firmware: CC93 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 108
Mixed 98.8
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.54
124% 1.01 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: CC92 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 118
Write 98.1
Mixed 75.3
72% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.89 MB/s
374GB free
Firmware: CC92 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 92.4
Write 120
Mixed 117
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 0.21
4K Mixed 0.09
20% 0.15 MB/s
367GB free
Firmware: CC92 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 84.4
Write 89.2
Mixed 81.4
64% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.41
93% 0.79 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: CC93 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 80.4
Write 85
Mixed 71.1
59% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.28
89% 0.84 MB/s
526GB free
Firmware: CC93 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79.1
Write 80.2
Mixed 77.6
60% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.44
98% 0.79 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: CC93 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 74.4
Write 74.5
Mixed 69.1
55% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.48
117% 0.96 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,740,299 HDDs tested.

Typical Desktop HDD 1TB (2013) Builds (Compare 3,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $950

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