Average Bench: 84.3% (64th of 1002)

more Based on 1,253 user benchmarks.  Models: ST3000VX000-9YW166, ST3000VX ST3000VX000-1ES1, ST3000VX000-1CU1, ST3000VX 000-1ES166, ST3000VX ST3000VX000-1CU1, ST3000VX000-1CU166, ST3000VX000-1ES1, ST3000VX000-1ES166, ST3000VX 000-9YW166, ST3000VX000-9YW1, ST3000VX 000-1CU166

Very good average bench

The Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB averaged just 15.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 150MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 126MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB is 51.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.19MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.27MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,253 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.1 Read 150 193
96.1 Write 144 183
60.4 Mixed 126 173
105% 140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.34 4K Read 0.65 0.93
0.6 4K Write 1.27 1.67
0.12 4K Mixed 0.19 0.25
71.2% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: CV23 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 160
Write 184
Mixed 129
118% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.22
79% 0.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 165
Write 163
Mixed 105
107% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.23
81% 0.8 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CV26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 163
Write 160
Mixed 92
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.15
64% 0.72 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CV22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 170
Write 153
Mixed 136
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.16
76% 0.75 MB/s
848GB free
Firmware: CV13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 162
Write 147
Mixed 127
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.19
71% 0.66 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CV22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 112
100% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.13
71% 0.7 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: CV23 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 123
Mixed 120
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.22
67% 0.63 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CV22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 131
Write 149
Mixed 80.7
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.14
55% 0.58 MB/s
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Typical Video SV35.6 Series 3TB Builds (Compare 19,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,233

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