Average Bench: 56.1% (255th of 1002)

Based on 491 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 31.5%. 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 82.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 97.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 491 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.2 Read 98.3 124
66.9 Write 97.1 124
30.4 Mixed 82.6 117
69.5% 92.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.32 4K Read 0.6 0.85
1.03 4K Write 1.46 1.79
0.24 4K Mixed 0.4 0.54
96.2% 0.82 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
638GB free
Firmware: CC93 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 110
Write 106
Mixed 98.2
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.49
118% 0.95 MB/s
820GB free
Firmware: CC93 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 32.6
57% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.3
88% 0.77 MB/s
361GB free
Firmware: CC92 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 91.5
Write 88.1
Mixed 87.7
67% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.47
102% 0.84 MB/s
2GB free
Firmware: CC93 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.3
Write 88.6
Mixed 33.4
51% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.51
113% 0.92 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: CC92 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.5
Write 79.4
Mixed 83.7
61% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.29
78% 0.72 MB/s
756GB free
Firmware: CC92 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 75.8
Write 79.4
Mixed 76.8
58% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.32
73% 0.58 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: CC92 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 77.1
Write 76.2
Mixed 83.6
60% 79 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.37
84% 0.71 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,818,205 HDDs tested.

Typical Desktop HDD 1TB (2013) Builds (Compare 572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $479

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