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SeagateST8000VN0022

Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

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Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 11,078 user samples
10,899 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 52% 1TB free
Poor: 52% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 83rd / 1015
179 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% 1TB free
Worst Bench: 34% 678GB free
Poor: 34% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 138th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
79.1 % Faster effective speed.
+16%
68.4 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
142 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+34%
106 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
132 MB/s +2% 129 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.86 MB/s 4.09 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+376%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
2.87 MB/s Faster random write.
+23%
2.33 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
84.3 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+27%
66.6 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.99 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+27%
0.78 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
134 MB/s +2% 131 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
182 MB/s 218 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+20%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
165 MB/s 216 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+31%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1.1 MB/s 8 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+627%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
3.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
3.3 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
109 MB/s 112 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.2 MB/s 1.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
167 MB/s 224 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+34%
Market Share
Based on 22,989,950 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
30.2 % 49.8 % Much better value.
+65%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 51 %
Price
Price (score)
$210 +5% $220
Age
Newest
71+ Months 37+ Months Much more recent.
+48%
Capacity
Capacity
4TB 8TB
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2020 HDD Rankings.

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