SeagateST4000DX001 STCL4000400
SeagateST4000DM005

Release date: Q3 2013.

Release date: Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 25,105 user samples
10,765 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% 5.5TB free
Worst Bench: 44% 2.5TB free
Poor: 44% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 125th / 1015
14,340 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 3.5TB free
Worst Bench: 50% 2TB free (System drive)
Poor: 50% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
72 % 83.5 % Faster effective speed.
+16%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
114 MB/s 145 MB/s Faster read speed.
+27%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
111 MB/s 127 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+14%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
1.11 MB/s Much faster random read.
+71%
0.65 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
4.88 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+167%
1.83 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
41.6 MB/s 64.3 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+55%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.86 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+155%
0.73 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
136 MB/s 147 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+8%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
166 MB/s 187 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+13%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
163 MB/s 168 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1.4 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+100%
0.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
5.47 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+138%
2.3 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
68.4 MB/s 77 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+13%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
2.4 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+167%
0.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
175 MB/s 187 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+7%
Market Share
Based on 18,483,050 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 0.15 % Hugely higher market share.
+114%
Value
Value For Money
41.3 % 133 % Hugely better value.
+222%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 71 % More popular.
+18%
Price
Price (score)
$200 $72 Much cheaper.
+64%
Age
Newest
71 Months 34 Months Much more recent.
+52%
Capacity
Capacity
4TB 4TB
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