Average Bench: 92.6% (19th of 984)

Based on 179 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 7.3% 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 1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.17MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) is 51.1%. 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 156MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 135MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 179 samples)
Min Avg Max
110 Read 167 209
107 Write 156 193
46 Mixed 135 178
114% 153 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.48 4K Read 1 1.46
1.43 4K Write 2.17 2.73
0.25 4K Mixed 0.35 0.45
121% 1.17 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
767GB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 160
Write 173
Mixed 147
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.29
101% 1.11 MB/s
712GB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 145
Write 120
Mixed 38.3
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.38
136% 1.3 MB/s
712GB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 141
Write 122
Mixed 92.1
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.3
90% 0.91 MB/s
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Typical Desktop HDD 6TB (2015) Builds (Compare 595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 107%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,003

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