SeagateST1000DM010
SeagateST1000DM010

Release date: Q3 2016.

Release date: Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,057,678 user samples
528,839 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% 931GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 35GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 1015
528,839 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% 931GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 35GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
94.1 % 94.1 %
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
94.1 % 94.1 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
169 MB/s 169 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
145 MB/s 145 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.82 MB/s 0.82 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.52 MB/s 1.52 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
77.3 MB/s 77.3 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.74 MB/s 0.74 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
160 MB/s 160 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
205 MB/s 205 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
192 MB/s 192 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1 MB/s 1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.7 MB/s 1.7 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
86.2 MB/s 86.2 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.9 MB/s 0.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
200 MB/s 200 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 28,486,396 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
5.3 % 5.3 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
5.3 % 5.3 %
Value
Value For Money
43.8 % 43.8 %
Value
Value For Money
43.8 % 43.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
109 % 109 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
109 % 109 %
Price
Price (score)
$43 $43
Price
Price (score)
$43 $43
Age
Newest
46 Months 46 Months
Age
Newest
46 Months 46 Months
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 1TB
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The 1TB Seagate Barracuda 2016 (ST1000DM010) has an impressive performance profile. With Sequential read/writes averaging 173 and 159 MBps respectively, the Barracuda can make short work of even moderately large backups. The small file (4K) performance profile is less impressive but still adequate with average read/writes coming in at 0.87 and 1.53 MBps respectively. For use as OS drives, rotational disks are quickly loosing market share to SSDs which offer orders of magnitude faster 4k read/write speeds. On the other hand cheap TLC based SSDs often have slower sustained write speeds than their rotational counterparts. Reasonably good overall performance can be achieved by using a TLC SSD to host the OS and a larger rotational drive such as the Barracuda for backups and media files. Larger capacity variants of this drive offer both better performance and better value for money. [Feb '17 HDrivePro]

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The 1TB Seagate Barracuda 2016 (ST1000DM010) has an impressive performance profile. With Sequential read/writes averaging 173 and 159 MBps respectively, the Barracuda can make short work of even moderately large backups. The small file (4K) performance profile is less impressive but still adequate with average read/writes coming in at 0.87 and 1.53 MBps respectively. For use as OS drives, rotational disks are quickly loosing market share to SSDs which offer orders of magnitude faster 4k read/write speeds. On the other hand cheap TLC based SSDs often have slower sustained write speeds than their rotational counterparts. Reasonably good overall performance can be achieved by using a TLC SSD to host the OS and a larger rotational drive such as the Barracuda for backups and media files. Larger capacity variants of this drive offer both better performance and better value for money. [Feb '17 HDrivePro]

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