SeagateST4000VN008
SeagateST1000DM010

Release date: Q3 2016.

Release date: Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 119,865 user samples
1,356 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 3.5TB free
Worst Bench: 57% 403GB free
Poor: 57% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 1010
118,509 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% 931GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 318GB free
Poor: 53% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 1010
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
90.9 % 92.8 % +2%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
157 MB/s 166 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+6%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
155 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+5%
147 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.69 MB/s 0.79 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+14%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.9 MB/s Faster random write.
+28%
1.48 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
72.4 MB/s 75.1 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.81 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+12%
0.72 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
160 MB/s +1% 158 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
191 MB/s 205 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+7%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
188 MB/s 194 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.8 MB/s 1 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+25%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.2 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+29%
1.71 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
87.4 MB/s +2% 86 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
191 MB/s 201 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+5%
Market Share
Based on 12,468,951 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 3.25 % Insanely higher market share.
+10,733%
Value
Value For Money
87.7 % Much better value.
+48%
59.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 104 % Much more popular.
+79%
Price
Price (score)
$119 $45 Much cheaper.
+62%
Age
Newest
26 Months 26 Months
Capacity
Capacity
4TB 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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