Real World Speed
Performance profile from 64 user samples
64 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 5.5TB free
Worst Bench: 41% 3TB free
Poor: 41% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 111th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
75.3 % 90.1 % Faster effective speed.
+20%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
123 MB/s 160 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+30%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
143 MB/s 147 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
5.39 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+317%
1.29 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
3.16 MB/s Much faster random write.
+47%
2.15 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
78.2 MB/s 81.9 MB/s +5%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.92 MB/s +4% 0.89 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
138 MB/s 153 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+11%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
224 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+12%
201 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
206 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+8%
190 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
8 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+368%
1.71 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
4.8 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+89%
2.53 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
106 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
98.2 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.5 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+47%
1.02 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
198 MB/s +1% 196 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 19,106,780 HDDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 80 % Much more popular.
+48%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 2.83 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Price
Price (score)
$213 92.2 USD Hugely cheaper.
+131%
Value
Value For Money
42.4 % 47.2 % Slightly better value.
+11%
Age
Newest
35 Months Much more recent.
+62%
56.6 Months
Capacity
Capacity
6TB   —
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 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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Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
Intel Core i5-9600K $230Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $233Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $82SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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