SeagateST4000VN008
SeagateST4000DM004

Release date: Q3 2016.

Release date ≈ Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 21,470 user samples
2,586 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 3TB free
Worst Bench: 61% 3.5TB free
Poor: 61% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 1015
18,884 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% 3.5TB free
Worst Bench: 44% 862GB free
Poor: 44% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 133rd / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
89.7 % Faster effective speed.
+28%
69.9 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
156 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+61%
96.9 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
154 MB/s Faster write speed.
+23%
125 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.7 MB/s 1.37 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+96%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.87 MB/s 2.91 MB/s Much faster random write.
+56%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
71.9 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+10%
65.4 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.81 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+113%
0.38 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
157 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+8%
146 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
192 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+32%
145 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
185 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+19%
155 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.8 MB/s 2 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+150%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.2 MB/s 5.39 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+145%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
86 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+13%
76 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
190 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+6%
180 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 17,071,301 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.36 % Hugely higher market share.
+620%
Value
Value For Money
98 % 104 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % Slightly more popular.
+11%
53 %
Price
Price (score)
$105 $78 Cheaper.
+26%
Age
Newest
32 Months 26+ Months More recent.
+19%
Capacity
Capacity
4TB 4TB
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