SeagateST6000DM004
SeagateST500DM009

Release date: Q3 2016.

Release date: Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 7,597 user samples
249 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 5.5TB free
Worst Bench: 45% 4TB free
Poor: 45% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 109th / 1015
7,348 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 116% 441GB free
Worst Bench: 40% 360GB free (System drive)
Poor: 40% Great: 116%
SPEED RANK: 49th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
74.9 % 86.3 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
120 MB/s 158 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+32%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
130 MB/s 131 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
4.57 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+592%
0.66 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
2.78 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+85%
1.5 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
72.7 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+8%
67.6 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.85 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+13%
0.75 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
140 MB/s 143 MB/s +2%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
237 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+15%
206 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
205 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+6%
193 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
7.8 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+875%
0.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
4.6 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+119%
2.1 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
134 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+60%
84 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.3 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+44%
0.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
224 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+11%
201 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 30,789,397 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.1 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
31.9 % 33.5 % +5%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 58 % Slightly more popular.
+7%
Price
Price (score)
$282 $26 Hugely cheaper.
+91%
Age
Newest
48 Months +4% 50 Months
Capacity
Capacity
6TB 500GB
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