Average Bench: 85.5% (46th of 984)

more Based on 1,084 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 14.5% 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 153MB/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 1.26MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,084 samples)
Min Avg Max
98.8 Read 153 194
96.4 Write 145 189
70.1 Mixed 126 175
106% 141 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.38 4K Read 0.68 0.93
0.59 4K Write 1.26 1.71
0.12 4K Mixed 0.19 0.25
72.6% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CV26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 189
Write 172
Mixed 182
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.24
77% 0.77 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: CV23 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 182
Write 172
Mixed 156
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.18
77% 0.74 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: CV23 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 136
Write 123
Mixed 108
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.14
59% 0.63 MB/s
568GB free
Firmware: CV26
4KALIGNED
Read 128
Write 127
Mixed 111
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.22
83% 0.83 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CV26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 124
Write 114
Mixed 112
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.23
82% 0.82 MB/s
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Typical Video SV35.6 Series 3TB Builds (Compare 15,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,127

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