Average Bench: 92.2% (19th of 984)

Based on 221 user benchmarks.  Models: ST6000DM001-1XY17Z, ST6000DM001-1XY1, ST6000DM 001-1YW11C, ST6000DM001-1YW1, ST6000DM001-1YW11C

Excellent average bench

The Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) averaged just 7.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.05MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) is 49.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 155MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 135MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 221 samples)
Min Avg Max
110 Read 166 209
107 Write 155 193
53.5 Mixed 135 179
114% 152 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.48 4K Read 1.05 1.62
1.48 4K Write 2.2 3.01
0.25 4K Mixed 0.35 0.44
123% 1.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
291GB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 204
Write 184
Mixed 162
137% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.4
109% 1.05 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 147
Write 155
Mixed 142
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.37
130% 1.25 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 168
Write 128
Mixed 53.1
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.29
88% 0.89 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 134
Write 142
Mixed 132
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.34
125% 1.17 MB/s
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Typical Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 676 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 109%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,431

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