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SeagateST4000DM005

Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

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Release date: Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 21,784 user samples
4,855 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 58% 453GB free
Worst Bench: 21% 384GB free (System drive)
Poor: 21% Great: 58%
SPEED RANK: 469th / 1015
16,929 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 3.5TB free
Worst Bench: 54% 3TB free (System drive)
Poor: 54% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 55th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
42.1 % 85.2 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+102%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
73.6 MB/s 147 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+100%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
78 MB/s 128 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+64%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.53 MB/s 0.66 MB/s Faster random read.
+25%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.2 MB/s 1.84 MB/s Much faster random write.
+53%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
42.1 MB/s 65.2 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+55%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.6 MB/s 0.74 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+23%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
73.1 MB/s 150 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+105%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
106 MB/s 189 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+78%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
107 MB/s 166 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+55%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.7 MB/s 0.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.5 MB/s 2.3 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+53%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
56.9 MB/s 78.4 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+38%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.8 MB/s 0.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+12%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
103 MB/s 188 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+83%
Market Share
Based on 20,478,593 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.14 % Hugely higher market share.
+180%
Value
Value For Money
30.1 % 59.8 % Hugely better value.
+99%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 72 % Much more popular.
+41%
Price
Price (score)
$14 Hugely cheaper.
+88%
$114
Age
Newest
70+ Months 37 Months Much more recent.
+47%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 4TB
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2019 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
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