SeagateST4000VN008
SeagateST8000DM004

Release date: Q3 2016.

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Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 6,374 user samples
3,188 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 3.5TB free
Worst Bench: 61% 3.5TB free
Poor: 61% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 1015
3,186 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% 7.5TB free
Worst Bench: 40% 2.5TB free
Poor: 40% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 135th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
90.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+30%
69.5 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
157 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+57%
100 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
155 MB/s Faster write speed.
+28%
121 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.69 MB/s 1.48 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+114%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.86 MB/s 4.81 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+159%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
72 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+8%
66.4 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.81 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+25%
0.65 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
158 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+12%
141 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
193 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+27%
152 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
188 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+22%
154 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.8 MB/s 3.26 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+308%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.2 MB/s 5.7 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+159%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
86.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+11%
78.3 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
192 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+7%
180 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 19,798,173 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % Slightly higher market share.
+14%
0.07 %
Value
Value For Money
72.4 % 86.2 % Better value.
+19%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % Slightly more popular.
+11%
53 %
Price
Price (score)
$100 Cheaper.
+23%
$129
Age
Newest
36 Months 25+ Months Much more recent.
+31%
Capacity
Capacity
4TB 8TB
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excelent HDD, its great to have so much space to save all my projects, games and videos. maybe till the end of the year i will buy the 12tb version [Mar '18 paulvanjaf]

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