Real World Speed
Performance profile from 5,797 user samples
2,210 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 25% 112GB free
Worst Bench: 7% 80GB free (System drive)
Poor: 7% Great: 25%
SPEED RANK: 990th / 1015
3,587 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 121% 5.5TB free
Worst Bench: 63% 616GB free
Poor: 63% Great: 121%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
17.8 % 94.5 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+430%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
32.3 MB/s 163 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+405%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
32.3 MB/s 198 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+513%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.43 MB/s 4.58 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+965%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
0.6 MB/s 3.09 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+415%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
23.7 MB/s 99.8 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+321%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.48 MB/s 1.02 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+112%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
29.6 MB/s 165 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+457%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
43.5 MB/s 212 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+387%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
43.3 MB/s 244 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+464%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.5 MB/s 7.1 MB/s Insanely faster peak random read.
+1,320%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
0.8 MB/s 3.5 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+338%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
29.5 MB/s 125 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+324%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.6 MB/s 1.1 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+83%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
42.7 MB/s 214 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+401%
Market Share
Based on 28,636,773 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
0.95 % 50.4 % Insanely better value.
+5,207%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 69 % Much more popular.
+38%
Price
Price (score)
$60 Much cheaper.
+73%
$225
Age
Newest
79+ Months 61 Months More recent.
+23%
Capacity
Capacity
160GB 6TB
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2020 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

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Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
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