Real World Speed
Performance profile from 5,306 user samples
2,653 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 122% 5.5TB free
Worst Bench: 68% 4.5TB free
Poor: 68% Great: 122%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 1015
2,653 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 122% 5.5TB free
Worst Bench: 68% 4.5TB free
Poor: 68% Great: 122%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
97.5 % 97.5 %
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
97.5 % 97.5 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
167 MB/s 167 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
203 MB/s 203 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
4.6 MB/s 4.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
3.18 MB/s 3.18 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
102 MB/s 102 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.02 MB/s 1.02 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
172 MB/s 172 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
211 MB/s 211 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
246 MB/s 246 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
6.9 MB/s 6.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
3.5 MB/s 3.5 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
125 MB/s 125 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1.1 MB/s 1.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
217 MB/s 217 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 18,357,692 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.01 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
56 % 56 %
Value
Value For Money
56 % 56 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 68 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 68 %
Price
Price (score)
$300 $300
Price
Price (score)
$300 $300
Age
Newest
49 Months 49 Months
Age
Newest
49 Months 49 Months
Capacity
Capacity
6TB 6TB
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2019 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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  • - 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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Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $248Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $674Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $606SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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