Average Bench: 75.6% (102nd of 1015)

more Based on 4,962 user benchmarks.  Models: ST4000VN000-1H4168, ST4000VN000-2AH1, ST4000VN000-2AH166, ST4000VN 000-1H4168, ST4000VN000-1H41, ST4000VN 000-2AH166, ST4000VN ST4000VN000-1H41

Good average bench

The Seagate NAS HDD 4TB averaged 24.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate NAS HDD 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.68MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 132MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate NAS HDD 4TB is 55%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate NAS HDD 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 68.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.6MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 4,962 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.2 Read 132 178
72.1 Write 130 172
42.2 Mixed 68.5 80.9
71.4 SusWrite 132 175
84.6% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.6 0.7
1.2 4K Write 1.6 1.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.68 0.8
130% 0.96 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 169 170 169 167 171 MB/s
Read 154
Write 157
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 169
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: SC42
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 159 163 163 164 163 MB/s
Read 140
Write 148
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 162
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 134 137 126 133 131 MB/s
Read 160
Write 150
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 133
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 123 122 125 125 MB/s
Read 108
Write 95.1
Mixed 64.6
SusWrite 123
72% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
4,962 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,306,243 HDDs tested

 Prices

If you buy via one of these links, our site may earn a commission

MSRP ≈ $169 @ launch in Jun '13
AmazonUS $14522 mins
BHPhotoUS $2107 years
Send price feedback
Typical NAS HDD 4TB Builds (Compare 25,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $914

Popular NAS HDD 4TB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute

Welcome to our 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 value for money upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

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
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy
  • - 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
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2024 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]

ADVERTISEMENT

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.

 Comments

1015 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-13600K $279Nvidia RTX 4060 $300Crucial MX500 250GB $40
Intel Core i5-12400F $134Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i5-12600K $184Nvidia RTX 4070 $409Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $40SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $43SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $51G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $351SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
If you make a purchase via one of these links, our site may earn a commission
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback