Average Bench: 77.6% (79th of 979)

more Based on 6,876 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000DM000-1F2168, ST4000DM 000-1F2168, ST4000DM000-1CD168, ST4000DM000-2AE1, ST4000DM ST4000DM000-1F21, ST4000DM 000-2AE166, ST4000DM ST4000DM000-1CD1, Seagate ST4000DM000-1F21, ST4000DM000-1F21, ST4000DM000-2AE166, ST4000DM000-1CD1

Good average bench

The Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013) averaged 22.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 141MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 120MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013) is 41%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.18MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.59MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,876 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.3 Read 141 175
86.8 Write 129 164
73.2 Mixed 120 152
97.9% 130 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.36 4K Read 0.59 0.75
0.74 4K Write 1.35 1.88
0.13 4K Mixed 0.18 0.26
69.8% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 188
Write 167
Mixed 133
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.27
99% 1.02 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 170
Write 175
Mixed 115
114% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.27
97% 1.01 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 167
Write 134
Mixed 136
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.14
61% 0.68 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CC52 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 161
Write 137
Mixed 142
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.2
62% 0.62 MB/s
130GB free
Firmware: CC52 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 49.7
Mixed 89.9
71% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.15
65% 0.61 MB/s
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $988

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