Average Bench: 84.2% (51st of 984)

more Based on 1,180 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 15.7% 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 51.3%. 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 1.26MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,180 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.8 Read 150 194
95.8 Write 144 187
53.7 Mixed 126 173
105% 140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.33 4K Read 0.66 0.94
0.58 4K Write 1.26 1.67
0.12 4K Mixed 0.19 0.25
71.6% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: CV23 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 191
Write 189
Mixed 166
137% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.19
79% 0.78 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CV27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 178
Write 196
Mixed 184
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.25
97% 0.94 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: CV22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 189
Write 165
Mixed 144
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.73 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CV13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 182
Write 162
Mixed 156
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.23
85% 0.77 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CV26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 156
Mixed 125
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.18
79% 0.82 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CV23 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 151
Write 154
Mixed 129
108% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.17
72% 0.68 MB/s
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Typical Video SV35.6 Series 3TB Builds (Compare 17,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,194

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